Our Network Websites:      All India TodayTech Know Bits - Invest In IndiaIndia - Food And Travel GuideHowTo For India

Recipe for Stuffed Bitter Gourd (Dum ke Karele)


Preparation time: 1 hour

Cooking time: 1 hour

Serves 4

Ingredients

Bitter gourd (karela), washed, skin scraped: 500 g

Salt: ½ cup

Tamarind leaves: 1 cup

Ghee: ½ cup

Raisins: ½ cup

Almonds, blanched: 2 tbsp

Onions, fried: ¼ cup

Ginger, chopped: 1 tbsp

Coriander seeds, crushed: 1 tbsp

Cumin powder: 1 tsp

Yoghut, whisked: 1 cup

Lemon juice: 1 tbsp

Saffron: 2 tsp

Ground to powder

Brown cardamom: 2

Black cumin seeds: ½ tsp

Black peppercorns: ½ tsp

Cinnamon: 1

Cloves: 3

Method

Slit the bitter gourd lengthwise, remove the seeds and rub salt to remove the bitterness. Boil the gourds with tamarind leaves. When soft, remove from heat. Keep aside to cool. Heat 1 tbsp ghee in a pan, fry the raisins. Add the almonds and fried onions; mix well. Remove from heat and let it cool. Fill each gourd with this mixture and secure with a twine. Heat the remaining ghee in pan. Fry onions till golden brown. Add ginger, crushed coriander seeds and cumin powder; fry for a minute. Add yoghurt and mix well. Arrange the gourd in the pan and add the remaining filling mixture. Cover and seal the pan and cook on dum for 10 minutes. Uncover the pan, add lemon juice, saffron and freshly ground spice powder.

Blog Widget by LinkWithin
Twitter Delicious Facebook Digg Stumbleupon Favorites More


Both comments and pings are currently closed.

3 Responses to “Recipe for Stuffed Bitter Gourd (Dum ke Karele)”

  1. [...] Zeemaid wrote an interesting post today onHere’s a quick excerptPreparation time: 1 hour Cooking time: 1 hour Serves 4 Ingredients Bitter gourd (karela), washed, skin scraped: 500 g Salt: ½. [...]

<