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Kakarikaya (Karela) Chana Dal

Updated: Sep 22

Kakarikaya Chana dal is a delicious curry made with bitter melon. Fresh spices, onions, and coconut add a lot of flavors. Goes well with chapatti or plain rice.

Cuisine: Indian. Course: Main Serves: 4

Prep Time: 20 Min Cook Time: 20 Min Total Time: 40 min.

Nutritional Info: Serving Size: 1 Cup

Calories: 188 Carbs: 7g. Fat: 9g. Protein: 4g

Ingredients:

  • 3 -4 Karela

  • 4 Medium Onions Chopped

  • 2 Tablespoons Soaked Channa Dal

  • Salt as per taste

  • 3 Green Chilies

  • ½ Teaspoon Turmeric Powder

  • 2 Teaspoons Chili Powder

  • 1 Teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste

  • ½ Cup Tamarind Juice

  • Little Jaggery

  • 2 Teaspoons Coconut Powder

  • 1 Teaspoon Coriander Powder

  • ½ Teaspoon Garam Masala

  • Coriander

Method:

  1. Peel the kakaraya skin and cut into pieces, add 1/2 turmeric powder, salt as per taste, and mix well, keep It aside for 15 minutes.

  2. After 15 minutes, mix again & squeeze out the water.

  3. Fry the karela until crisp and take them into a bowl.

  4. Add 4 medium chopped onions and salt as per taste.

  5. Add 2 tablespoons soaked chana dal, 3 green chilies and mix well.

  6. Close the lid and cook for 10 minutes.

  7. Add 1/2 teaspoon turmeric, 2 teaspoon chili powder, and mix well.

  8. Add 1 teaspoon red chili paste and mix well, close the lid and cook for 10 minutes.

  9. Add 1/4 cup tamarind water, add fried karela, and mix well.

  10. Add jaggery, 2 teaspoon coconut powder, 1 teaspoon coriander powder, 1/2 teaspoon garam masala, add coriander & mix well.

  11. Turn off the stove and enjoy it.


Watch the Video for Procedure:


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