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Aloo je Masale wara Karela

Aloo ja Masale wara Karela are stuffed bitter gourds with potatoes , these potatoes are seasoned with pickle spices . They make a wonderful side dish.
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine Indian Cuisine
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 45 minutes

Ingredients

Karela

  • 6 bitter gourds
  • 1/2 cup yogurt
  • 1 tbsp wheat flour
  • Salt to taste

Stuffing

  • 2 large boiled potatoes
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp mix of cumin seeds mustard seeds , fennel seeds and nigella seeds
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp red chiliy powder
  • 1/4 tsp dry mango powder
  • 1 tsp mango pickle
  • leaves chopped coriander
  • Salt to taste

Instructions

Karela

  • Peel the skin of Karelas and make a slit .
  • Wash and marinate them with salt , yogurt and wheat flour for about an hour .
  • After one hour wash and squeeze them .
  • Heat oil and deep fry the whole karelas to a light pink .
  • Remove after frying and keep aside .

Stuffing

  • Heat a pan with a tbsp of oil .
  • Add the seed mix and let splutter .
  • Add turmeric and immediately add the boiled , mashed potatoes .
  • Add red chili powder , mango powder , salt, mango pickle and finally coriander leaves .
  • Mix well and switch off the flame .

Getting the karelas ready

  • Using a spoon scoop out the seeds from the gourds .
  • Fill in the prepared stuffing .
  • Heat a non stick pan , drizzle a little oil and place the stuffed Karelas .
  • Cook covered on slow flame for about 10 minutes , tossing gently once in a while .
  • The Karelas should be slightly golden .

Notes

Aloo je Masale wara Karela
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