How to Cook Karela (Pakistani and Indian Dish)

Karela is an urdu term for bitter melon. My mom's recipe. Hope u guys enjoy it!

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How to Cook Karela (Pakistani and Indian Dish) Recipe
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Get your bitter melon (karela) I used 14

Get your bitter melon (karela) I used 14

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Using a knife, make a cut in the middle and then open up a little

Using a knife, make a cut in the middle and then open up a little

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Using a spoon take out the seeds

Using a spoon take out the seeds

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It should be empty like this. Do this to all your bitter melons

It should be empty like this. Do this to all your bitter melons

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Now take 4 onions. Peel them.

Now take 4 onions. Peel them.

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Now get oil, so u can fry bitter melons and onions

Now get oil, so u can fry bitter melons and onions

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Put oil in 2 frying dish

Put oil in 2 frying dish

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In 1 dish with oil add bitter melon. When they are cooked turn stove off.

In 1 dish with oil add bitter melon. When they are cooked turn stove off.

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2nd dish, Add onion and fry until onion is golden

2nd dish, Add onion and fry until onion is golden

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Now get 8 tomatoes and wash them

Now get 8 tomatoes and wash them

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Now chop all the 8 tomatoes

Now chop all the 8 tomatoes

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Onions are golden

Onions are golden

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Add tomatoes to onions

Add tomatoes to onions

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After tomatoes are little cooked, Add 1 tablespoon of garlic paste and ginger paste. Mix well while heating it

After tomatoes are little cooked, Add 1 tablespoon of garlic paste and ginger paste. Mix well while heating it

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add 2 teaspoons red pepper, 2 teaspoon coriander and 2 teaspoon of Turmeric. (it's up to you how much you want to add I added this much because I like spicy food) now mix and cook well

add 2 teaspoons red pepper, 2 teaspoon coriander and 2 teaspoon of Turmeric. (it's up to you how much you want to add I added this much because I like spicy food) now mix and cook well

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Now the stuffing for bitter melon is ready.

Now the stuffing for bitter melon is ready.

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Filling bitter melon with the stuffing. They are ready... šŸ‘Œ

Filling bitter melon with the stuffing. They are ready... šŸ‘Œ

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You serve it with Roti and Lassi. You can also serve it with bread or naan. ENJOY šŸ‘Œ

You serve it with Roti and Lassi. You can also serve it with bread or naan. ENJOY šŸ‘Œ

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