Stuffed Karela Fry

Stuffed Karela

Stuffed karela fry is spicy yet delicious recipe which is easy to prepare.


    Amchoor powder:- 1 tbsp
    Besan (bengal gram flour):- 1 tbsp
    Bitter gourd:- 8
    Chili powder:- 1 pinch
    Coriander leaves:- 1 springs
    Cumin seeds:- 1 tsp
    Fennel (optional):- 1 pinch
    Ginger garlic paste:- 1 tbsp
    Mustard oil:- 2 tbsp
    Oil:- 2  tbsp
    Onions:- 1
    Salt:- to taste
    Sugar or jaggery:- to taste
    Turmeric:-1 pinch

tools required


Deep bottomed pan

Serving dish

preparation method

Slit gourds only from one side and deseed it, then chop.

In a deep bottomed pan, heat oil and put cumin seeds and onion. Fry until transparent.

Put besan flour and turmeric powder into it. Cook until nice aroma of roasted besan emanates.

Mix chili powder and garlic-ginger paste into it. Stir well.

Combine chopped bitter melon seeds. Mix well and let it cook.

Add amchur powder and sauté over low heat.

Put coriander leaves and small amount of jaggery/sugar.

Fill this cooked mixture in a bitter melon and then tie the karela tightly so that the mixture remains inside at the time of cooking.

Put mustard oil and shallow fry over medium flame until done.

Serve hot.

Serving Suggestions

    Serve hot with roti.

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Prep:20 Mins Cook: less than 15 min


Before start eating stuffed karela, untie it.

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