Bitter Gourd Sabzi (Karelay ki sabzi)

Ingredients for marination:

  1. Bitter gourd 1/2 kg.
  2. salt 1 tsp.

Ingredients for masala:

  1. Onions (sliced) 5
  2. Tomatoes (sliced) 4
  3. Ginger garlic paste 1 tsp.
  4. Red chilli powder 1tsp.
  5. Salt 1/2 tsp.
  6. Cumin seeds 1/4 tsp.
  7. Turmeric 1/2 tsp.
  8. Oil 3 tbsp.


  • Peel and cut the bitter gourd.
  • Remove the seeds completely.
  • Marinade with salt for 1/2 an hour.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Add onions and fry till light brown.
  • Put tomatoes, ginger garlic paste, red chilli powder, salt and cumin seeds.
  • Cook till the tomatoes are soft and oil comes up.
  • Wash the bitter gourd with water.
  • In a separate pan fry bitter gourd in 2 tbsp. oil till brown.
  • Add bitter gourd in masala and cook for 10-15 minutes.
  • Take out in a dish and serve with chappati.

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