Halwai July 22, 2021

Ingredients:

• 6 – medium-sized karelas
• 2 tsp – salt
• 4 tbsp – oil
• 1/2 tsp – Cumin seeds
• 1 – medium-sized Onion
• 1 tbsp – ginger-garlic paste
• 1/4 tsp – Turmeric powder
• 1 tsp – coriander powder
• 1tsp – Garam Masala
• 1/4 tsp – Red Chilli powder
• 1 tsp – Lemon juice
• 2 tsp – chopped Coriander leaves
• 1/4 cup – water

Method:

  1. Peel karelas and chop.
  2. Add 1 teaspoon of salt and leave the karelas aside for 3 hours.
  3. Squeeze and discard all the water from the karelas.
  4. Heat oil in a pan on medium flame. Deep-fry karelas until golden brown; set aside.
  5. Add cumin seeds to the pan.
  6. When the cumin splutters, add chopped onion.
  7. Saute onions, add ginger-garlic paste, and fry for 3 minutes.
  8. Add karelas and all the dry masala with 1/4 cup of water.
  9. Cover with a lid and cook for 20 minutes.
  10. Add lemon juice.
  11. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

Recipe courtesy of Vandana