Monday, October 18, 2010

Stuffed Bitter gourd/ stuffed Karela

We need:


Bitter gourd small 10
Dry or fresh grated coconut 1/4 cup
Cumin seeds 1sp
Chilli powder 1sp
Salt to taste
Garlic cloves 6
Ginger 2inch
Haldi/ Turmeric 1/4sp
Choppeed cilantro 1/2 cup
Oil 3sps


Method:


We need very small Bitter gourd as shown in the below picture.
Cook these bitter gourd in boiling water for 5 mis.
Drain the water off and make cut to these and remove the seeds inside.
If u like to have the seeds do not remove them.
Now grind the coconut powder, garlic, ginger, turmeric, chilli powder, cumin and salt together.
Now stuff this mixture into the bitter gourd.
In a non stick pan heat oil and place the bitter gourd side by side and cook on medium flame for 5 mits and turn them on to cook on other side.
Do not cook these on high fame.
They cook with in notime as u already cooked the bitter gourd in the boiling water.
Garnish with cilantro and serve as a side dish.

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