Kakarikaya (Karela) Chana Dal2021-02-17
- Servings: 4
- Prep Time: 20m
- Cook Time: 20m
- Ready In: 40m
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Serving Size1 Cup
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.
- 3-4 Karela
- 4 Medium Onions Chopped
- 2 Tablespoons Soaked Channa Dal
- Salt as per taste
- 3 Green Chilies
- 1/2 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder
- 2 Teaspoons Chili Powder
- 1 Teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
- 1/2 Cup Tamarind Juice
- Little Jaggery
- 2 Teaspoons Coconut Powder
- 1 Teaspoon Coriander Powder
- 1/2 Teaspoon Garam Masala
- Coriander Leaves
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.
After 15 minutes, mix again and squeeze out the water.
Fry the karela until crisp and take them into a bowl.
Add 4 medium chopped onions and salt as per taste.
Add 2 tablespoons soaked chana dal, 3 green chilies, and mix well.
Close the lid and cook for 10 minutes.
Add 1/2 teaspoon turmeric, 2 teaspoon chili powder, and mix well.
Add 1 teaspoon red chili paste and mix well, close the lid and cook for 10 minutes.
Add 1/4 cup tamarind water, add fried karela, and mix well.
Add jaggery, 2 teaspoon coconut powder, 1 teaspoon coriander powder, 1/2 teaspoon garam masala, add coriander and mix well.
Turn off the stove and enjoy it.