Karela Sabji

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Generally most people don't like karelas. But I am totally in love with them. I can have karelas for all 3 meals daily. Presenting my late mum's recipe here, that's one of my absolute favorite.
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Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time35 minutes
Served As: Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 4


  • 2 Karelas karelas
  • 2 Onions finely chopped big
  • 1 Tomato chopped big
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 1/4 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 Green Chillies chopped
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • Oil for frying the karelas


  • Deskin the karelas and soak in salty water for 2 hours. Squeeze out the water. Deep fry and cut into pieces. In A Pan, add 1 tablespoon oil.
  • Heat on low flame. Add the onion and cook till soft. Add The tomatoes and cook till done. Add all dry masalas and karela pieces. Put on.a lid and let cook till it all comes together. Serve with hot rotis.
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Anju Bhagnari
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