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Stuffed karela fry
By : Uma Devi Ramachandra
Category : Vegetables, Andhra recipes
Servings : 2
Time Taken : 15-30 mins
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Method
  1. Scrape karela, slit, smear salt and keep aside for 1/2 an hour.
  2. Drop them in boiling water for 2min and remove; sqeeze gently and keep them aside.
  3. Grind coconut, green chillies, cumin, garlic and coriander with a little salt into a coarse paste.
  4. Stuff karelas with the prepared paste, secure them with a thread, keep the remaining paste for spreading over the karela.
  5. Arrange the karelas in a flat kadai in a single layer, sprinkle oil over them and also spread the remaining masala; cover with lid and cook for 4to5 min under sim, with a little water over the lid.
  6. Remove lid, turn the karela and let it cook for 3 to 4 min under sim.
  7. Sprinkle a few drops of water if necessary while during cooking.
  8. Remove the lid, keep the kadai for 2 more mins on fire so that the karelas are browned and fried well, remove the threads and serve with rice and sambar.
Ingredients:
10 - bitter gourd/ karela (cut to about 4 to 5 inches in size)
1 tbsp - grated coconut (fresh or dessicated)
4 - green chillies
1/2 tsp - cumin
1 tbsp - chopped coriander leaves
Salt
3 tbsp - oil
6 cloves - peeled garlic
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