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Karela Bhujia



Karela Bhujia is a popular Indian snack made from bitter gourd (karela). It is a crunchy, savory snack made by deep-frying thin slices of bitter gourd in oil. It is usually served as an accompaniment to meals or as a snack.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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large karela (bitter gourd)


cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1 teaspoon

amchur powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1 teaspoon

Salt to taste


2 tablespoons


1/2 cup



Step 1:

Wash and cut the karela into thin slices.

Step 2:

Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds.

Step 3:

When the cumin seeds start to crackle, add the karela slices and sauté for a few minutes.

Step 4:

Add all the dry spices and mix well.

Step 5:

Add water and cover the pan with a lid.

Step 6:

Cook on low heat for 10-15 minutes or until the karela is cooked.

Step 7:

Serve hot with chapati or rice.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 10081 users have chowed down on Karela Bhujia a whopping 20751 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Lucknow, Delhi, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Chandigarh are the top 5 cities gobbling up Karela Bhujia like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Karela Bhujia, our users are head over heels in may, but the interest cools down in january.

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Who preferred this food the most?

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

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