Masala Karela

Masala Karela

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masala karela is a quick fix healthy Indian accompaniment to wheat flour chapatis. Learn how to make karela masala sabzi.

masala karela is made from karela, onions, cauliflower, lots of coriander, besan and Indian spices.
To make masala karela, heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the bitter gourd slices and mix well. Cover with a lid and cook on a medium flame for 10 to 12 minutes or till they turn brown in colour, while stirring occasionally. Add the prepared mixture, mix well and cook on a medium flame for another 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Serve immediately.

You will be amazed by how effectively grated cauliflower masks the bitterness of karela, making dry bitter gourd sabzi a delicacy that even kids would not mind eating.

Perked up with onion, coriander and spice powders, karela masala is a treat to the taste buds, and a wonder food for your body too, as karela contains at least three active substances which are known to exhibit anti-diabetic properties. These have been known to have a blood glucose-lowering effect and thus beneficial for a href="recipes-for-Diabetic-Recipes-370">diabetics.

In this karela masala sabzi, we have further made it more healthy by cooking it in only 2 tsp of oil. 100 calories, 10 g of carbs and 4 f of fiber is what you gain from 1 serving of this sabzi. This high fiber count is beneficial for heart patients too. It has a cholesterol lowering effect.

With a low sodium count and good potassium count, this karela masala sabzi benefits those with hypertension too. All they need to do is restrict the amount of salt being added as per their daily limit suggested.

Tips for masala karela. 1. Slice the karela thinly, so it is easier to cook. 2. Serve the sabzi immediately to enjoy its freshness.

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Masala Karela recipe - How to make Masala Karela

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 2 servings
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Ingredients


For Masala Karela
1 cup deseeded and thinly sliced bitter gourd (karela)
2 tsp oil

To Be Mixed Together Into A Mixture
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
1/4 cup grated cauliflower
1/4 cup finely chopped coriander (dhania)
1 tbsp besan (bengal gram flour)
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp coriander (dhania) powder
salt to taste

Method
For masala karela

    For masala karela
  1. To make masala karela, heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the bitter gourd slices and mix well. Cover with a lid and cook on a medium flame for 10 to 12 minutes or till they turn brown in colour, while stirring occasionally.
  2. Add the prepared mixture, mix well and cook on a medium flame for another 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  3. Serve the masala karela immediately.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy106 cal
Protein3.1 g
Carbohydrates10.8 g
Fiber4 g
Fat5.6 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium14.6 mg
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Reviews

Masala Karela
 on 21 Jan 19 09:44 AM
5

Masala Karela
 on 02 Nov 18 04:42 PM
5

Masala Karela
 on 31 Jul 18 11:16 AM
5

Very Very tasty.
Edited after original posting.
Tarla Dalal
01 Aug 18 09:19 AM
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Masala Karela
 on 14 May 15 12:01 AM
5

Love this recipe.
Tarla Dalal
01 Aug 18 09:18 AM
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Masala Karela
 on 05 Jul 13 01:18 PM
5

Very tasty and super easy. Try this recipient when our in a hurry. Quick and unbelievably delicious. Must try.
Masala Karela
 on 22 Jun 13 09:15 AM
5

Amazing bitter Karela cooked with no sugar and yet tastes good. Perfect for diabetics.