Stuffed Karela fry is a traditional dish made of Karela also known as Bitter gourd or bitter melon that is slit, stuffed with spicy and tangy mixture and deep fried. ‘Stuffed Karela’ is a famous north Indian dish, nice to eat. Bitter gourd is stuffed with fried onion and dry masala mix. This is only a shallow fry and non-stick pans need even less oil.
Bitter melon or bitter gourd or Karela is a tropical and subtropical vine widely grown in Asia, Africa and the Caribbean for its edible fruit, which has a rough, warty skin and is the most bitter among all fruits. Karela is a vegetable that is very popular throughout India. It is one of the not so preferred vegetable by many, especially the kids. They run miles away if the karela is prepared at home. This vegetable is also popular in countries like Pakistan, Bangladesh, Japan, Indonesia, Vietnam and Trinidad and Tobago. Karela is generally avoided by most of us as it has a bitter taste, but if cooked rightly, it can just allure your taste buds. It has always been a new experience while making dishes with this vegetable. Some of dishes are Stuffed karela, Kaju karela, Bitter melon sambar, Bitter melon onion tomato fry, Karela chutney, Karela chips, Bitter gourd with Methi Leaves masala and many more.
Do prepare the Stuffed Karela and I bet you will like it. Try it, at least for all its healthful virtues!