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Stuffed Karelas Or Bitter Gourd

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  Karela 8 Small
  Peanuts 100 Gram
  Tamarind 25 Gram
  Green chillies 6
  Cinnamon piece 1 Small (tiny)
  Cloves 3
  Black peppercorns 8
  Chilli powder 1 Teaspoon
  Turmeric powder 1 Teaspoon
  Raisins 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Oil 1 Tablespoon

Wash the karelas. Slit on side and remove the seeds and soft fluff inside. Place in a dekchi half filled with salted water and allow to boil for five minutes. Drain the water and squeeze out the bitter juice by lightly squeezing each karela between your palms.
Grind together the tamarind and all the other items till soft. Mix the raisins and sugar in the masala, add salt and stuff the karelas with the mixture and tie them with a thin white thread.
Place 1 cup oil in a karahi and heat. When smoking, lower the flame and place the stuffed karelas in the karahi and fry till cooked.
Remove the strings and serve with rotis and a lentil dish.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish
Bitter Gourd

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1136 Calories from Fat 576

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 68 g104.7%

Saturated Fat 9.2 g45.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 537.8 mg22.4%

Total Carbohydrates 118 g39.4%

Dietary Fiber 48.8 g195.1%

Sugars 44.7 g

Protein 42 g83.6%

Vitamin A 156.3% Vitamin C 1922.6%

Calcium 39.9% Iron 81.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Stuffed Karelas Or Bitter Gourd Recipe