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    Bitter gourd in Yogurt

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    50 mins

    35 mins

    15 mins

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    1. 1
      Wash and gently scrape the karelas so that the ridges diasappear and some skin remains on the vegetable.
    2. 2
      Cut into roundels or semi circles- if the seeds are ripe, discard, or else retain the seeds.
    3. 3
      Sprinkle turmeric powder and salt over the karelas and mix well.
    4. 4
      Keep aside for half an hour for the bitter juices to run out.
    5. 5
      After half hour, squeeze the karelas of any liquid that might remain in them and discard all the liquid.
    6. 6
      Heat oil in a wok or frypan.
    7. 7
      Add whole saunf, give it a few twirls and immediately throw in the squeezed karelas.
    8. 8
      Stir for 2 minutess.
    9. 9
      Add yogurt and cook till the yogurt comes to a rolling boil.
    10. 10
      Cover, lower heat and cook till the karelas are tender.
    11. 11
      Uncover, add ground fennel and chaat masaala.
    12. 12
      Cook, without covering, till all the liquid has dried.
    13. 13
      Check to see if you require more salt.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 23, 2003


      This was GREAT! I made this for dinner last night. I did add a tbsp. of kasoori methi(crushed between my palms). The chaat masala in this is the best part of the recipe. It was very nice and mom,dad and me liked it alot. Thank you so much for helping me out with this recipe. Will make it often now on:)

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    Nutritional Facts for Bitter gourd in Yogurt

    Serving Size: 1 (22 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 2

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 52.8
    Calories from Fat 46
    Total Fat 5.1 g
    Saturated Fat 0.9 g
    Cholesterol 1.9 mg
    Sodium 589.3 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 1.2 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.4 g
    Sugars 0.7 g
    Protein 0.6 g

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    bitter gourd

    chat masala

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