Karela Fry (Bitter gourd fry)

Bitter gourd is one of the best vegetables with various essential vitamins and minerals we require. It is also very good for diabetic patients and for lowering the cholesterol.

I would like to share the recipe of Karela fry as it is an amazing dish which has a sour, bitter and little spicy taste!!

Ingredients ::

  • Onion 2 medium
  • Karela 2 meduim cut in thin round shape
  • Green chili chopped ½ tsp
  • Red chili 1/2 tsp
  • Haldi 1/2 tbsp
  • Salt according to taste
  • Panch-phoran ½ tsp


  • Heat oil in kadhai (fry pan) and add panch-phoran and green chilies
  • Now add karela, red chilli powder, haldi, salt and stir
  • Cover up the kadhai with a lid and cook in low heat for 2-3 minutes
  • Check the karela and if they are soft then spread onion over it and cover the kadhai with a lid
  • Mix karela and onion after 1-2 minutes and fry till it is golden or light brown in color. Ensure that it doesn’t turn too brown.
  • Serve hot!!

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