Stuff bitter gourd (karela) with mustard paste (dadi maa style)

Ingredients:

For stuffing:

  • Mustard seed: 30 gm
  • Ajwain: 1 teaspoon
  • Dry red chilly: 4 no.
  • Whole coriander: 30 gm
  • Onion: 3 (medium sizes)
  • Garlic: 4 big flakes
  • Ginger: 2 inch piece
  • Raw mango: 2 small sizes
  • Turmeric powder: 1 tablespoon
  • Salt: 1 teaspoon
  • Oil: 5 tablespoon

Preparation:

  1. Trim the both ends of karela. And carefully make slit on one side. That is longitudinally.
  2. Take out all seeds of karela. Keep aside.

For stuffing:

  1. Slice onion, raw mango, ginger and garlic roughly.
  2. Put mustard seed, ajawine, red chili, and pinch of salt and grind them together.
  3. Add coriander and grind to fine powder.
  4. Then add cut onion, mango, ginger, garlic and water, grind to make fine paste.
  5.  Wet Masala paste is ready.

Method:

Boil the karela. Keep aside.

  1. Take a non stick fry pan. Put 4 tablespoon of oil, when smoke starts coming, lower the flame, add pinch of turmeric powder and add wet masala.
  2. Increase the flame. Fry this masala till it become thick , add salt and turmeric powder, Stir continuously, it should not stick into the bottom.
  3. Fry about 4-5 minutes. Now stuffing is ready keep aside.

For making karela:

  1. Take big mixing bowl put rice flour, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon turmeric powder and half teaspoon chili powder.
  2. Make thick batter with the help of water. Keep aside.
  3. Take boil karela and stuff full with stuffing.
  4. Dip this karela into batter all around properly.
  5. Take fry pan; put oil in it, when smoke starts coming, put karela dipped in batter into it.
  6. Deep fry the karela, when light brown color comes, take it out.
  7. Repeat this with all karela.
  8. Now traditional bharwa (stuffing) karela is ready.
  9. cut it into small pieces with knife. And serve as side dish.
stuff bitter gourd

Stuff bitter gourd (karela) with mustard paste (dadi maa style)

Ingredients

Ingredients

Boil the karela

Boil the karela

Fry this masala

Fry this masala

add salt and turmeric powder

add salt and turmeric powder

Stir continuously

Stir continuously

stuffing is ready

stuffing is ready

boil karela and stuff full with stuffing

boil karela and stuff full with stuffing

Dip this karela into batter

Dip this karela into batter

Deep fry the karela

Deep fry the karela

Deep fry the karela

Deep fry the karela

Deep fry the karela

Deep fry the karela

Stuff bitter gourd (karela) with mustard paste (dadi maa style)

Stuff bitter gourd (karela) with mustard paste (dadi maa style)

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