Dum Karela

Published under: Bitter Gourd

Bitter Gourd – 10 pieces, scraped, sliced into 4 pieces, deseeded
Mustard Oil – 1/2 cup
Potatoes -3, sliced
Ghee – 1/2 cup
Asafoetida – a pinch
Cumin Seeds – 1 tsp
Fenugreek Seeds – 1/4 tsp
Green chillies – 4, chopped
Jiggery – a small piece
Onion Seeds – 1/4 tsp
Yoghurt – 1 cup, beaten
Ginger Powder – 1/2 tsp
Coriander Powder – 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Red Chilli Powder to taste
Ginger – 1, one inch piece, crushed
Green Coriander – a bunch, chopped

1. Heat the mustard oil in a kadai.
2. Fry the bitter gourd. Remove and keep aside.
3. Fry the potatoes till golden.
4. Remove and keep aside.
5. In another kadai, heat the ghee.
6. Add the asafoetida, cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds, green chillies, jaggery and onion seeds.
7. When they splutter, add the fried potatoes and bitter gourd.
8. Mix well.
9. Add the yoghurt, the remaining spices and ginger.
10. Cook on dum for 30 minutes.
11. When soft, add green coriander.
12. Serve hot.

Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.

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