Bitter gourd stir fry /karela stir fry/Kalara bhaja Recipe


Bitter gourd is known as “Kalara” in odiya. This Bitter gourd fry m slightly crispy and goes well with plain rice, dal.

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Today we will learn how to make bitter gourd fry with this easy recipe with step wise pictures.

Preparation Time : 10min Cooking Time : 30min

Serves: 2-3

Cuisine: Indian

Course: Side dish
Author: Resmarani

INGREDIENTS OF BITTER GOURD FRY

  • Bitter Gourd/Kalara -2cups (cut into thin discs)
  • Oil-2 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds/jeera-1/2 tsp
  • Dry chili/sukhila lanka-2-3
  • Green chili/kacha lanka-2 cut into slit
  • Onion/piaja -1medium( chopped/sliced)
  • Garlic/rasuna-1 tsp(crushed)
  • Salt /luna to taste
  • Red chili powder/lanka gunda-1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder/haladi gunda-1/4 tsp

Preparation

Steps of Bitter gourd fry recipe:

  1. Heat oil in a pan and temper with cumin seeds,dry chili . Saute for a few seconds.
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    Temper with cumin seeds,dry chili
  2. Then add onion,green chili and garlic.Saute till light pink.
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    Add onion,green chili and garlic
  3. Then add bitter gourd cut,fry it for sometime.
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    Add bitter gourd
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    Fry for 5min
  4. Now add salt,turmeric powder,chili powder,mix properly.
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    Add salt,turmeric powder,chili powder
  5. On low flame Fry it for 15-20 min or till the bitter gourd crispy.
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    Fry it for 15-20 min
  6. Turn off the flame and enjoy with rice.
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    your Bitter gourd fry is ready to serve

    A Quick Summary:

INGREDIENTS

  • Bitter Gourd/Kalara -2cups (cut into thin discs)
  • Oil-2 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds/jeera-1/2 tsp
  • Dry chili/sukhila lanka-2-3
  • Green chili/kacha lanka-2 cut into slit
  • Onion/piaja -1medium( chopped/sliced)
  • Garlic/rasuna-1 tsp(crushed)
  • Salt /luna to taste
  • Red chili powder/lanka gunda-1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder/haladi gunda-1/4 tsp

Directions:

  1. Heat oil in a pan and temper with cumin seeds,dry chili . Saute for a few seconds.
  2. Then add onion,green chili and garlic.Saute till light pink.
  3. Then add bitter goud cut,fry it for sometime.
  4. Now add salt,turmeric powder,chili powder,mix properly.
  5. On low flame Fry it for 15-20 min or till the bitter gourd crispy.

Turn off the flame and enjoy with rice.

Hope you all will love this recipe.. Please do share your comments .

Happy cooking !!!!!!!!!!!!

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