Stuffed Karela Recipe
bitter gourd/chinese melons
red chili powder
salt as per taste
Tsp black pepper powder
fennel powder/saunf powder
medium sized onions
green chilli chopped
Scrape off the peels from karela with the help of small knife.
Make a vertical slit in each karela and discard the seeds if they are big or overripe.
Sprinkle salt over all karela and rub them nicely with the salt.
Keep them aside for 2-3 hours and wash off the salt. Dry them with kitchen napkin.
While karela are put aside with salt you can prepare the onion stuffing for karela.
Heat one tbsp oil in a pan and add green chilli along with sliced onions.
Cook the onions on slow heat till they are well cooked and soft but not browned.
Add all spice powdered , mix and remove from heat.
Now take the karela and stuff the onion stuffing as shown in the video above.
Tie them with a thread and prepare all karelas like that.
Now heat rest of the oil in a pan and fry the karelas from all side on medium low heat.
Covers them in between. When Karla’s are soft and slightly charred from all side and switch off the heat.
Serve them with chapati, paratha or rice.