Bitter Gourd, (which is called Karela in Hindi, Haggalakai in Kannada and Karathe in my mother tongue, Konkani) is one of the popular vegetables used in my house.
I use this often mainly because it has so many health benefits.
Elsewhere in this blog, you will find recipes for dishes made with bitter gourd such as:-
- Bitter Gourd ( Karela) , 3 or about 450 gms
- Onions, medium -sized, 2
- Chilli Powder, 1 tsp or to taste
- Turmeric Powder, 1/2 tsp
- Coriander Powder, 1 and 1/2 tsp
- Tamarind Paste, 1/2 tsp
- Garam Masala, 1/2 tsp
- Salt, to taste
- Oil, as required- deepening on whether you deep/shallow fry