This karela chutney powder is fabulous in taste and can be used along with any main dish. The taste of peanut and sesame seeds really gives a magic touch to the chutney powder. Try this and let me know the feedback
A fine crispy Karela chutney powder that can be used any time
Three large bitter gourd (Karela) deseeded
Salt as per requirement
Two to three teaspoon of oil depending the sizze of Karela (bitter gourd)
¼ teaspoon of Mustard seeds
⅛ teaspoon of Fenugreek seeds.
Half cup of raw peanuts/Muphali
2 teaspoons of sesame seeds
¼ teaspoons of Turmeric powder
red Chilli powder as per your spice tolerance
1 teaspoon of coriander powder
½ teaspoon of cumin powder
1 teaspoon of lemon / Lime juice
Chop the gourd ( bitter gourd ) in to fine pieces, if possible use a food processor
Mix a generous amount of salt in to it and mix well. Keep it aside for around 30 minutes
Squeeze out the Juize out of the Bitter Melon ( karela).
Heat a pan and add oil in to it and heat.
Add mustard seeds in to it and allow the mustard seeds to pop
Add the fenugreek seeds and cook for another 15 seconds
Next, add the sesame seeds and cook for a while till it pops.
Add crushed peanuts in to it and cook for a while till it is golden brown
Mix the squeezed karela in to it and mix propelry
Add the powdered spices like Turmeric, Cumin, Coriander and Red Chili.
Mix it properly and cover till the bitter gourd is cooked. Stir in between.
Now open the lid and allow the bitter gourd to dry up. Cook till it become crispy.
Add more oil, if necessary.
Add lemon Juice and mizx propely
Serve as required
Be careful while the seeds pops You can use the roasted peanuts to save time Another option instead of lemon Juice you can use amchur or Mango powder Will stay for 7 -10 days, of refregrated
Heat the pan and add mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, and sesame seeds and allow it to pop.
Bitter Gourd Chutney – Add Fenugreek and Mustard
Add peanut and cook till it is golden brown
Bitter gourd chutney -Add peanut and cook
Add squeezed Karela and spices like Turmeric, Cumin, Coriander and Red Chili. and cook till it is crispy.
Bitter gourd chutney -Add Spices and bitter gourd
Crispy Karela chutney
Bitter gourd chutney
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