Karela is also known as bitter gourd and as the name states, it is bitter in taste. In this recipe, tomato is also used, making it more tasty and delicious. Bitter gourd contains natural antiseptic elements which helps to control sugar levels of body. So this recipe is very healthy for all ages.
Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 15 mins
- 4 Karela (or bittergourd)
- 1 medium tomato
- 1 medium onion
- 3 green chilles
- 1 tsp cumin seeds
- 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
- 1 tsp red chilli powder
- 5 tbsp oil
- A pinch of turmeric powder
- Salt to taste
Wash the bitter gourd and chop them into small pieces.
Heat oil on a pan and add cumin seeds. After sauteing it for few seconds, add ginger-garlic paste, green chilies and saute it for another 2 mins.
Then add chopped onion and fry till they turn into brown colour. Then add salt, turmeric powder and chopped tomatoes and cover it with the lid.
Once tomato become soft, add chopped bitter gourd and cook it on medium flame for another 5 mins. Then add chilli powder and let it cook for another 8 mins.
Karela Tomato Fry is ready to serve.
Serve Karela Tomato Fry with rice or even you can serve with roti .