Bitter Gourd Vegetable is a dish not loved by many, but this dish is for you if you love slightly bitter foods!

I have always enjoyed eating this bitter vegetable but let me tell you, made this way it tastes so good with the perfect blend of sourness and tanginess it tastes like heaven.

And eating Bitter Gourd Vegetable has soo many benefits I totally get it that eating bitter foods is not everyone’s cup of tea BUT it’s a great source of several keys nutrients such as Can Help Reduce Blood Sugar, May Have Cancer-Fighting Properties, Could Decrease Cholesterol Levels, May Aid Weight Loss, etc.

Yes! it’s a little time-consuming to make but it is totally worth it and you can store it in an airtight container in your refrigerator it lasts for a good 1-2 weeks.

In this, I will be going to show the whole procedure of making it do give it a try and let me know your experience down below.

Don’t forget to serve it hot with paratha (Indian bread), chapatti and yogurt.

Bitter Gourd Recipe | Bharwa karela | karela vegetable

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Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Course Lunch
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 people
Calories 134 kcal


  • Frying pan


  • salt
  • 3 tbsp. oil
  • 1/2 tsp Jeera
  • 2 cups onion chopped
  • 1 tbsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp tumeric
  • 1/2 tsp Red Chili Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1/2 tsp Mango Powder


  • Preparation
    -Take bitter Gourd(Karela).
    -Cut it from both the sides.
    -Cut it from between take out all the seeds.
    -Add a bit of salt in between.
  • Cooking
    -Deep fry them until they turned brown.
    -Take a pan.
    -Add oil to it.
    -To it add Jeera, onions, salt, turmeric, Red chili Powder, Garam Masala, mango pwder.
    -Mix all the things.
    -Let it cook for a while.
    -Fill the karela with the stuffing.
    -Once done serve it hot with roti and curd.



Calories: 134kcalCarbohydrates: 8gProtein: 1gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0.04gSodium: 1439mgPotassium: 125mgFiber: 2gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 76IUVitamin C: 6mgCalcium: 20mgIron: 0.3mg
Keyword lunch
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