Bitter Gourd with Tomato Recipe – Tomato Karela Recipe

    tomato karela sabzi

    Karela Tomato Receipe recipes – Bitter Gourd with Tomato Recipe

    The Karela tomato masala sabzu is a really delicious and easy to cook recipe made with bitter gourds, tomatoes and some desi spices. Bitter gourds are considered one of the nutritious vegetable but everyone pinch their nose up when it comes to having Bitter gourds and don’t want to include them in meals. But this recipe of tomato-bitter gourd will make everyone just go wow! Yes, they will. This recipe is not just simple and delicious to have but is one of the most nutritious one too.

    Masala bitter gourds prepared with tomatoes can be prepared instantly. You can keep this dish dry or with little gravy, we are making it with little gravy. You can serve this as side dish or make it the star of your menu. If you like eating bitter gourds, then you’ll surely like eating this tomato gourds curry too. Serve it along with hot chapattis, parantha or poori. In fact it goes well with plain rice as well. So, what are you waiting for when you have this easy to follow recipe for Tomato-bitter gourd with you. Enjoy!

    Directions

    Getting ready:

    1. Rinse the gourds thoroughly and place it on a colander to dry.

    bittergourd tomato sabzi

    2. Cut off the stalk and chop them in roundels. Keep the chunks thin.

    bittergourd karela

    3. Wash the tomatoes and dice them in small chunks.

    bittergourd karela sabziMaking:

    4. Heat some oil in a pan or wok. Splutter cumin seeds then add asafoetida, turmeric powder, coriander powder and saute for few minutes.

    bittergourd karela sabzi

    5. Then add the gourds, followed by salt and mix it really well.

    bittergourd tomato sabzi

    6. Now put the lid on and let the gourds cook on low flame until soft and tender. It will take 3-4 minutes to cook them. Keep checking occasionally.

    bittergourd tomato sabzi

    7. Uncover the pan and stir the gourd. Cover it back and let it cook for another 3-4 minutes.

    bittergourd tomato sabzi

    8. Remove the lid and add diced tomatoes, fennel powder, red chilly powder and green coriander in the sabzi. Give it a stir.

    bittergourd karela sabzi

    9. Let it simmer for 2 more minutes. Keep stirring at regular intervals and cook till the tomatoes are cooked through. Scrumptious tomato karela sabzi is now ready to attack.

    Serving:

    10. Serve these super duper yummy and delicious bitter gourds with tomatoes garnished with some coriander sprigs with any Indian bread like chapatti, paranthas, naan and relish eating.

    tomato karela

    • For 3 to 4 members
    • Cooking Time-20 minutes
    Tomato Karela Recipe Bitter Gourd with Tomato Recipe
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    Recipe type: Main Course
    Cuisine: Indian
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    Serves: 4
     
    Ingredients
    • Bitter gourd – 5 (200 grams)
    • Tomato – 2 (100 grams)
    • Oil – 3 to 4 tbsp
    • Green coriander – 2 tbsp (finely chopped)
    • Asafoetida – 1 pinch
    • Cumin seeds – ½ tsp
    • Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
    • Red chilly powder – ¼ tsp
    • Coriander powder – 2 tbsp
    • Fennel powder – 2 tbsp
    • Salt – 1 tsp or as per taste
    Instructions
    1. Rinse the gourds thoroughly and place it on a colander to dry.
    2. Cut off the stalk and chop them in roundels. Keep the chunks thin.
    3. Wash the tomatoes and dice them in small chunks.
    4. Heat some oil in a pan or wok. Splutter cumin seeds then add asafoetida, turmeric powder, coriander powder and saute for few minutes.
    5. Then add the gourds, followed by salt and mix it really well.
    6. Now put the lid on and let the gourds cook on low flame until soft and tender. It will take 3-4 minutes to cook them. Keep checking occasionally.
    7. Uncover the pan and stir the gourd. Cover it back and let it cook for another 3-4 minutes.
    8. Remove the lid and add diced tomatoes, fennel powder, red chilly powder and green coriander in the sabzi. Give it a stir.
    9. Let it simmer for 2 more minutes. Keep stirring at regular intervals and cook till the tomatoes are cooked through. Scrumptious tomato karela sabzi is now ready to attack;)
    10. Serve these super duper yummy and delicious bitter gourds with tomatoes garnished with some coriander sprigs with any Indian bread like chapatti, paranthas, naan and relish eating.

     

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    • Show Comments (4)

    • Valonka

      Just made this dish as wanted something “new” (to my tastebuds, at least?), and LOVED it!!
      Thanks for sharing this Recipe, Ms. Madhulika. ???

      • Nisha Madhulika

        Thanks for trying out the recipe and sharing your experience.Glad to know that it turned out good.

    • Shaheen

      Thanks for sharing the recipe. I made this for lunch today and it was very tasty. Thank you once again.

      • Nisha Madhulika

        Thanks for trying out the recipe and sharing your experience. Glad to know that it turned out good.

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