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Sour Sweet Stuffed Bitter Gourd. Khatta Meetha Karela

Sour Sweet Stuffed Bitter Gourd. Khatta Meetha Karela

Sour Sweet Stuffed Bitter Gourd. Khatta Meetha Karela

Sour Sweet Stuffed Bitter Gourd: All of you will be aware of the taste of spicy stuffed bitter gourds, but today we have brought a different type of sour and sweet bitter gourd, which children will also eat with passion.

Necessary ingredients need to make Sour Sweet Stuffed Bitter Gourd

  • Bitter gourd – 8 (400 grams)
  • Salt – 1 tsp

Masala for filling in bitter gourd

  • Mustard Oil – 4 tbsp.
  • Fennel powder – 2 tsp
  • Coriander Powder – 2 tsp
  • Mango powder – 1 teaspoon
  • Red chili powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Salt – a little more than 1 tsp or as per taste
  • Powdered sugar – 2.5 tsp
  • Turmeric Powder – ½ tsp
  • Cumin seeds – ½ tsp
  • Asafetida – 1 pinch

Method of making Sour Sweet Stuffed Bitter Gourd

  1. Wash the bitter gourd well. Scrape and peel with the help of a knife. 
  2. Put a little salt in the shavings and put some salt in the bitter gourd and keep it for half an hour.
  3. Wash the bitter gourd and shavings thoroughly 2 times with clean water. 
  4. Wash the shavings and strain them with a sieve and drain all the water from it.
  5. Put 2 tsp oil in a pan and heat it. Put cumin seeds, asafetida, turmeric powder and shavings in hot oil and fry it while stirring continuously for 2 minutes. 
  6. Then add coriander powder, fennel powder, mango powder, red chili powder and mix and turn off the gas and after that add salt and powdered sugar. 
  7. Mix the spices well with a spoon. Take out the spices in a plate and let it cool a bit. 
  8. Roasted masala is ready to be filled in the bitter gourd.
  9. Cut the bitter gourds from the side in such a way that they remain connected to the other side. 
  10. Then press the spices in each bitter gourd and fill them.
  11. Put oil in a pan and heat it. Apply spices filled with bitter gourd oil and cover it with a lid and let it cook on low and medium flame for 3-4 minutes and then check. 
  12. Open the lid, flip the bitter gourd and cover the bitter gourds again and cook again for 3 minutes. 
  13. Check once again and turn the bitter gourds to the other side. 
  14. Turn the curry over until the bitter gourds turn brown, the stuffed bitter gourds are ready. Turn off the gas.
  15. Take out the bitter gourd in a plate and decorate it with green coriander. 
  16. Serve and eat sour sweet stuffed bitter gourd with chapatti, paratha or puri. 
  17. Karela can be kept in the refrigerator and eaten for 6-7 days.

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