Recipe to make Kerela masala:)

Recipe to Kerela Masala:) (Bitter gourd)

Ingredients:

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  1. 5 Kerelas\Bitter Gourd
  2. 1 Small finely chopped Onion
  3. 2 Green Chilis
  4. 1/4th tsp of Cumin seeds\Jeera
  5. 1 Tbsp Oil
  6. 1 tsp Ginger paste
  7. 1 tsp Garlic paste
  8. 1/2 tsp Turmeric
  9. Pinch of Red Chili (as per taste)
  10. 1/4th tsp Salt
  11. 1-2 Tbsp of Coriander powder
  12. 1 Tbsp Lime Juice
  13. 1/4th tsp Amchur\Mango powder

Note: Have some additional Turmeric powder, Salt and oil set aside for marinating the Kerala.

Procedure:

1. Wash the Kerelas thoroughly

2. Slice Kerelas into thin circular discs, and mix in some oil, salt and turmeric. Set it aside for 15-20 minutes. This helps cutting down the bitterness of Kerela

3. Meanwhile, heat oil in a wok and stir in cumin seeds, ginger-garlic paste along with green chilis for 1-2 minutes

4. Now add onions and saute until it turns golden brown

5. Add sliced Kerela to the wok, and let it cook for 15-20 minutes by stirring it

6. Now add Turmeric powder, Red Chili powder, Amchur, Salt, Lime juice and give it a good mix. Let it cook for another 10 minutes.

7. Once the Kerela is soft and cooked, add the Coriander powder and mix it well into it

Note: More lime juice can added as per taste.

                     Enjoy Kerela Masala with hot rotis!!

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