Karela Tomato Fry |

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.

Karela Tomato Fry

Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 15 mins
Serves: 3


Karela Tomato Fry Ingredients

Karela Tomato Fry Ingredients

  • 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


Karela Tomato Fry

Karela Tomato Fry

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.

Serving Instruction

Serve Karela Tomato Fry with rice or even you can serve with roti .

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