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Karela Fry



Karela Fry is a popular Indian dish made with bitter gourd. It is usually served as a side dish with rice or roti. The bitter gourd is sliced and then fried with spices such as cumin, coriander, turmeric, and chili powder. It can also be cooked with onions, tomatoes and garlic. The dish is often garnished with cilantro and served with a squeeze of lemon juice.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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- 4

medium sized karela (bitter gourd)


cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1/2 teaspoon

garam masala

1/2 teaspoon

Salt to taste


2 tablespoons



Step 1:

Wash and cut the karela into thin slices.

Step 2:

In a bowl, add the karela slices, cumin seeds, coriander powder, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala and salt. Mix everything together.

Step 3:

Heat oil in a pan over medium heat.

Step 4:

Add the karela mixture to the pan and fry until golden brown.

Step 5:

Serve hot with roti or rice.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 17739 users have chowed down on Karela Fry a whopping 32498 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

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

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When was it eaten the most?

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

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Who preferred this food the most?

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

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