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Karela Subzi



Karela Subzi is a popular Indian dish made with bitter gourd. It is usually cooked with onions, tomatoes and herbs such as ginger and garlic. The dish is usually served as a side dish with roti or rice. It is a healthy and flavorful 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 inflammation, and helping to regulate blood sugar levels.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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large karela (bitter gourd)


cumin seeds

1/2 teaspoon

coriander powder

1/2 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1/4 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1/4 teaspoon

garam masala

1/2 teaspoon

amchur powder

1 teaspoon


1 tablespoon

Salt to taste



Step 1:

Wash and peel the karela. Cut 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 the coriander powder, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, garam masala and amchur powder.

Step 5:

Mix well and cook for a few minutes.

Step 6:

Add salt to taste and mix well.

Step 7:

Cook for a few minutes until the karela is cooked through.

Step 8:

Serve hot with chapatis or rice.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 30641 users have chowed down on Karela Subzi a whopping 47853 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

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

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When was it eaten the most?

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

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Who preferred this food the most?

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

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