Karela Aloo Recipe

Karela Aloo is a popular Indian dish made with bitter gourd (karela) and potatoes (aloo). The bitter gourd is sliced and then cooked with potatoes and a blend of spices, which helps to reduce the bitterness and enhance the flavors. This dish is often served as a side dish with rice or roti and is a great way to incorporate bitter gourd into your diet. It has a unique taste that is both bitter and savory, making it a favorite among bitter gourd lovers.

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Ingredients for Karela Aloo Recipe

  • 1/2 Bitter Gourds, Sliced
  • 1/2 Potatoes, Peeled And Diced
  • 1/2 Onions, Finely Chopped
  • 1 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 1/4 inch Ginger, Grated
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as per your need Rice Or Roti, For Serving

Directions: Karela Aloo Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Slice the bitter gourd and soak it in salted water for 30 minutes to reduce the bitterness.
  • STEP 2.In a pan, heat oil and sauté onions, garlic, and ginger until golden brown.
  • STEP 3.Add the sliced bitter gourd and potatoes, and cook until tender.

Cooking Tips

  • To reduce the bitterness further, you can also squeeze out the excess water from the soaked bitter gourd slices.
  • You can adjust the spiciness of the dish by adding more or less red chili powder.
  • Garnish with fresh coriander leaves for added freshness and flavor.

Storage and Serving

  • Serve the Karela Aloo hot with rice or roti.
  • Leftover Karela Aloo can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the dish on the stovetop or in the microwave before serving.
Nutrition
value
221
calories per serving
16 g Fat3 g Protein15 g Carbs6 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    16g
  • Protein
    3g
  • Carbs
    15g
  • Fiber
    6g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    15g
  • Protein
    3g
  • Fiber
    6g

Fats

  • Fat
    16g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    36mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    1603mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    61mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    70mg
  • Vitamin E
    3mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    63mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    68mg
  • Selenium
    2mcg
  • 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