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Karela Masala is a very popular Indian recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Karela Masala by following this easy recipe.

Karela Masala Recipe
7.9 / 10 ( 7 votes)
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• 2-3 Medium-Sized Bitter gourds (deseeded and cut into thin slices)
• 1 Onion (finely chopped)
• 2 Tomatoes (chopped)
• 2-3 Green Chilies (finely chopped)
• 1 tsp Ginger-Garlic Paste
• 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
• 1/2 tsp Red Chili Powder
• 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
• 1/2 tsp Coriander Powder
• 1/4 tsp Garam Masala
• 1/4 tsp Dried Mango Powder
• Salt to taste
• 2 tbsp Cooking Oil
How to make Karela Masala:
Take oil in a pan and heat it.
Add cumin seeds and once it begins to sizzle, add in onions and green chillies.
Fry till onions tenderize and brown.
Now add red chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder and salt and saute to blend in spices.
Add in tomatoes, ginger-garlic paste and dried mango powder.
Fry till tomato juices dry up.
Add salt and sliced bitter-gourd and cover cook for 7-8 minutes till done.
Sprinkle garam masala on top and serve hot.

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  Recipe Reviews
Karela is mentioned by the term "Bitter Gourd". Isn't it?
Submitted by: Cook123
posted : 08-May-2009 01:17 AM

Am I missing something here? Where does the Karela come into it?
Submitted by: Paul Westcott
posted : 07-May-2009 05:00 AM

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