Recipe: Khatta Meetha Karela

Last Updated: Mar 20, 2010, 09:45 AM IST

Try out this mouth watering recipe.


1 cup Bitter Gourd cut into small pieces
1 Onion chopped
1/4 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
1 tsp Tamarind Paste
1 tsp Gram flour
1/2 tsp Red Chile Powder
1/ 2 tsp Turmeric Powder
1 tsp Sugar
3-4 Curry Leaves
2 tsp chopped Cilantro
Salt to taste
2-3 tbsp Oil


Heat oil in a pan, add bitter gourd and a little salt.
Fry on medium flame till bitter gourd is soft and turns light brown.
Remove the fried bitter gourd in a plate.
Now add the sliced onion in the same pan having remaining oil.
Add ginger garlic paste and curry leaves.
Sauté for couple of seconds, stir in besan and cook for couple more seconds.
Now add tamarind, bitter gourd and salt.
Fry for a minute or two, stir in cilantro and sugar.
Serve hot.