STEP 1.-1)in a pressure cooker add 2 karelas cut deseeded and sliced, 1 tsp salt, 2 tbsp water and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
STEP 2.-2)release the pressure immediately by holding the cooker under running water to retain the green colour of the karela.
STEP 3.-3)preheat a pan and add 2 tbsp mustard oil, 1 tsp cumin seeds, 4 cloves chopped garlic, 2 onions thinly sliced. Saute on medium heat for 2 minutes till the onions soften.
STEP 4.-4)add 3 potatoes peeled and cut into thick slices and salt to taste. Cover the pan and steam cook till potatoes are ¾ cooked. Stir intermittently.
STEP 5.-5)next, add the cooked karela, ½ tsp turmeric (haldi) powder, ½ tsp garam masala powder, 1 tsp red chilli powder, 1 tsp coriander powder salt to taste, 1 tsp amchur (dried mango) powder. Stir well to coat the vegetables with the masala.
STEP 6.-6)saute for 5 minutes so that flavours combine well. Drizzle 1 tsp mustard oil over the cooking veg for added flavour. Stir fry for another 3 to 4 minutes on low heat. Add 1 tsp jaggery (optional). Check for salt and seasoning and adjust accordingly.
STEP 7.-7)serve hot with dal and steamed rice.
calories per serving
4 g Fat15 g Protein102 g Carbs20 g FiberOther
Vitamins & Minerals
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment