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Karela Sabzi



Karela Sabzi is made with bitter gourd (karela) and it is usually cooked with onions, tomatoes, and spices. It is a popular side dish that is often served with roti or rice. It is a healthy dish that is low in calories and high in fiber. It is also known to have many health benefits, such as aiding in digestion, reducing blood sugar levels, and helping to detoxify the body.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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large karela (bitter gourd)


turmeric powder

1/2 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 teaspoon

cumin powder

1 teaspoon

amchur powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala

1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon


2 tablespoons

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

fenugreek seeds

1/2 teaspoon

mustard seeds

1/2 teaspoon


1/2 teaspoon

chopped onion

1/4 cup

chopped tomato

1/4 cup

chopped coriander leaves

1/4 cup



Step 1:

Wash and cut the karela into thin slices.

Step 2:

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

Step 3:

Heat oil in a pan over medium heat. Add cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds, mustard seeds and asafoetida.

Step 4:

Once the seeds start to crackle, add the chopped onion and sauté until it turns golden brown.

Step 5:

Add the karela slices and mix everything together.

Step 6:

Cover the pan and cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Step 7:

Add the chopped tomato and mix everything together.

Step 8:

Cover the pan and cook for another 5 minutes.

Step 9:

Add the chopped coriander leaves and mix everything together.

Step 10:

Serve hot with chapati or rice. Enjoy!

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 16753 users have chowed down on Karela Sabzi a whopping 23430 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

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

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Karela Sabzi, 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 Sabzi is the food of choice for 24-27 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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