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Stuffed Karela Makhani

Stuffed Karela Makhani

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 15

Cook Time : 20

Total Time : 35


Serves 3

  • Bitter gourd / Karela 3

  • Oil 2 tbsp

  • For stuffing boiled n mashed potato 2

  • Salt 1 /2 tsp

  • Black pepper powder 1/4 tsp

  • Finely chopped coriander leaves 1 tsp

  • Finely chopped mint leaves 1 tbsp

  • Oil 1 tbsp

  • For gravy finely chopped onion 2

  • Oil 2 tbsp ,tomato puree 1 cup

  • Grated ginger 1 tbsp

  • Crushed green chilly 1/2 tsp

  • Coriander powder 1 tsp

  • Cumin seeds powder 1 tsp

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp

  • Garam masala powder 1 tsp

  • Sugar 1/2 tsp

  • Salt 1/4 tsp,fresh cream 2 tnsp


  • 01

    Wash and scrap the skin of the bitter gourd. Cut into three pieces and remove the seeds and pulp of bitter gourd. Boil bitter gourd in a pressure cooker with little amount of water. After one whistle switch off the flame and release the pressure. Take a bowl add boiled n mashed potato,salt,black pepper,coriander leaves and mint leaves and m ix well. Stuff the filling in the bitter gourd pieces. Heat oil in a pan and fry this stuffed bitter gourd till light brown,strain it. Heat 2 tbsp oil in the same pan. Add ginger garlic and saute for one mins Now add chopped onion and saute till light brown. Add green chilly and tomato pureeĀ  and cover it and cook in a low flame for five mins. Now add coriander powder,cumin seeds powder,garam masala powder,salt and sugar and mix well. Add one cup of water and bring to boil. Add cream and mix well. Take a serving bowl add biter gourd pieces and pour the makhni gravy. Serve hot with paratha .



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