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Paneer Stuffed Karela

5 from 1 vote

Karela is an Indian dish. It is eaten all over India. But many people don't like Karela because of its bitter taste specially children. So I have made it with a twist and really my kids started eating it.
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Recipe CategoryVegetarian
Served AsDinner, Lunch
CuisineFusion, Indian
Servings 3


  • 1/2 kg karela
  • 2 chopped onions
  • 3 chopped green chilli
  • 1 tspn salt
  • 1/2 tspn red chilli powder
  • 2 tspn amchur powder
  • 1/2 tspn haldi powder
  • 1/2 tspn hing
  • 1 tspn dhania powder
  • 1 tspn saunnf fennel powder
  • 150 gms Paneer cut into small cubes
  • 1 tblspn mustard oil
  • 1 tspn jeera


  • Wash and peel karelas.. Slit in between it. Now put some salt over it and in between the slits. Keep them for 3 to 4 hours. Now wash the karelas and the scrape which we peeled.
    Paneer Stuffed Karela - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Now deep fry all the karelas.Deseed the karelas if it is easily done.
  • Now on the other hand heat the oil in the kadai
  • Now on the other hand take a kadai and put 1 tspn oil in it. Now add hing and jeera. After that add chopped green chilli and chopped onions in it. Saute it for 3 to 5 mins. Now add the peeling of it or the scrape or chhilka of karelas.
  • Mix it and add all the dry spice ingredients. Now mix it well while adding paneer cubes in it.Mix it and cover it with the lid for 2 to 3 mins. After that when it cools down, stuff this Paneer mixture in the fried karelas.
    Paneer Stuffed Karela - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Put these stuffed karelas in the kadai and cook for 4 to 5 mins from both the sides of the karelas by covering it with the lid.
  • Now after 5 mins Paneer stuffed karelas are rrady to serve with the meal. I am sure everyone would love it.

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Nilu Rastogi
Nilu Rastogi

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