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Bittergourd Fry



Bittergourd or karela Fry is a popular dish in many parts of India. It is made by slicing the bittergourd into thin slices and then deep-frying them in oil. The slices are then seasoned with spices such as turmeric, chili powder, and salt. The dish is usually served as a side dish with rice or roti. It is a great way to add bittergourd in one's diet.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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Bittergourd (Karela)



medium-sized-Green chillies


- 2-Garlic

cloves-Cumin seeds



1 teaspoon-Turmeric

chilli powder

1 teaspoon-Red


1 teaspoon-Coriander

- 1 teaspoon-Salt

to taste-Oil

- 2 tablespoons



Step 1:

Wash and cut the bittergourd into thin slices.

Step 2:

Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds.

Step 3:

Once the cumin seeds start to crackle, add the chopped onions and garlic.

Step 4:

Saute for a few minutes until the onions turn golden brown.

Step 5:

Add the green chillies and saute for a few more minutes.

Step 6:

Add the bittergourd slices and mix well.

Step 7:

Add the turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder and salt.

Step 8:

Mix everything together and cook on low heat for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Step 9:

Once the bittergourd is cooked, turn off the heat and serve hot.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 12268 users have chowed down on Bittergourd Fry a whopping 17423 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Pune are the top 5 cities gobbling up Bittergourd Fry like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Bittergourd Fry, our users are head over heels in july, but the interest cools down in january.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Bittergourd Fry is the food of choice for 24-27 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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