Karela besan subzi Recipe

Karela besan subzi is a popular Indian dish made with bitter gourd and gram flour. The bitter gourd is sliced and cooked with a blend of spices and gram flour, resulting in a flavorful and nutritious dish. The gram flour adds a crispy texture to the dish, balancing out the bitterness of the gourd. This subzi is often enjoyed with roti or rice as a side dish.

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Ingredients for Karela besan subzi Recipe

  • 1/2 Bitter Gourds
  • 1/4 tablespoon Oil
  • 0.13 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 0.13 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • pinch A Pinch Of Asafoetida
  • 0.13 cup Gram Flour
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as per your need Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Karela Besan Subzi Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Wash and slice the bitter gourd into thin rounds.
  • STEP 2.Sprinkle salt over the bitter gourd slices and let them sit for 15 minutes to remove the bitterness.
  • STEP 3.Squeeze out the excess water from the bitter gourd slices and rinse them under running water.
  • STEP 4.Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds, mustard seeds, and asafoetida.
  • STEP 5.Add the bitter gourd slices and saut茅 until they turn slightly golden brown.
  • STEP 6.In a separate bowl, mix gram flour, turmeric powder, red chili powder, and salt.
  • STEP 7.Add the gram flour mixture to the pan and cook until the bitter gourd is coated well.
  • STEP 8.Cover the pan and cook on low heat for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • STEP 9.Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with roti or rice.

Cooking Tips

  • To reduce the bitterness of the bitter gourd, you can soak the sliced rounds in salted water for a longer duration.
  • Make sure to squeeze out the excess water from the bitter gourd slices before cooking to prevent the subzi from becoming watery.
  • Adjust the spice levels according to your preference by adding more or less red chili powder.

Storage and Serving

  • Karela besan subzi can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the subzi in a pan or microwave before serving.
  • Serve the subzi as a side dish with roti, paratha, or rice.
Nutrition
value
31
calories per serving
1 g Fat1 g Protein3 g Carbs1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    1g
  • Protein
    1g
  • Carbs
    3g
  • Fiber
    1g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    3g
  • Protein
    1g
  • Fiber
    1g

Fats

  • Fat
    1g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    6mg
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
    39mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    18mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    14mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    23mg
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • 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