1) 250 gms Karela/Bitter Melon
2) 2 Onions Sliced
3) 1 Tomato Chopped
4) 4 Tablespoon Mustard oil/Any oil
5) 2 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder
6) Salt to taste
7) 1/2 Teaspoon Jeera/Cummin Seeds
8) 1 Teaspoon Coriander Seeds
9) 1 Teaspoon Coriander Powder
10) 1 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
11) 1 Tablespoon Tamarind Paste
12) Coriander for garnish


* Cut the karela and keep it in a bowl
* Add 1 Teaspoon Turmeric and 1 Teaspoon salt and mix well
* Keep it for atleast 2 hours
* Wash and drain the bitter water released from karela and salt
* In a wok, heat oil and crackle jeera and coriander seeds
* Add Turmeric and karela, cook till the karela turns a little brown
* Add Onions and saute till they are translucent or cooked
* Add in tomatoes, salt, red chilli, coriander powder
* cook till 5 minutes, till flavours get in karela
* Add tamarind paste and cook till the sabzi comes together
* Done! Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot!


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