Karaila bharwa Recipe

Karaila Bharwa is a popular Indian dish made with bitter gourd stuffed with a flavorful mixture of spices and cooked to perfection. The bitterness of the gourd is balanced by the spices, resulting in a delicious and nutritious dish. It is often served as a side dish with roti or rice.

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Ingredients for Karaila bharwa Recipe

  • 0.40 Small To Medium Sized Bitter Gourds
  • 1/10 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/10 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/10 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1/5 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/10 teaspoon Cumin Seeds

Directions: Karaila Bharwa Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Wash the bitter gourd and cut it lengthwise. Remove the seeds and inner pith.
  • STEP 2.In a bowl, mix together spices like turmeric, red chili powder, coriander powder, and salt.
  • STEP 3.Stuff the bitter gourd with the spice mixture and secure with toothpicks.
  • STEP 4.Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds. Once they splutter, add the stuffed bitter gourd.
  • STEP 5.Cover and cook on low heat for about 15-20 minutes, turning occasionally, until the gourd is tender.
  • STEP 6.Serve hot with roti or rice.

Cooking Tips

  • Choose small to medium-sized bitter gourds for better taste and texture.
  • To reduce the bitterness, soak the sliced bitter gourd in salted water for 15-20 minutes before cooking.
  • You can also add a pinch of sugar or jaggery while cooking to balance the bitterness.

Storage and Serving

  • Karaila Bharwa is best served hot and fresh.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat in a pan or microwave before serving.
Nutrition
value
34
calories per serving
< 1 g Fat2 g Protein4 g Carbs5 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    < 1g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Carbs
    4g
  • Fiber
    5g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    4g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Fiber
    5g

Fats

  • Fat
    < 1g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    36mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    580mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    49mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    22mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    61mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    36mg
  • Selenium
    4mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
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
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Recipe By Slurrp