Andhra style Karela chutney

Karela is profoundly grown in Asian and sub-tropical climates. It makes an essential detoxifier and skin cleanser. Regular intake of this bitter herb helps boost the immune system while removing all unnecessary toxins. Bitter guard is considered a fruit as it has seeds. However, the most common usage of this fruit is as a vegetable, often used for cooking.We make many recipes with Bitter guard ,one of this recipes is most liked in my family  .

Andhra style Karela chutneyKarela is profoundly grown in Asian and sub-tropical climates. It makes an essential detoxifier and skin cleanser. Regular intake of this bitter herb helps boost the immune system while removing all unnecessary toxins. Bitter guard is considered a fruit as it has seeds. However, the most common usag...

Summary

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  • Coursemain course
  • Cuisineandhra
  • Yield4 servings 4 serving
  • Cooking Time20 minutesPT0H20M
  • Preparation Time10 minutesPT0H10M
  • Total Time30 minutesPT0H30M

Ingredients

Big Bitter guard /Karela
2
Jaggery
1/4 cup
Tamrind juice
1/2 cup
Sesame seeds
1 tbsp
Red chilli
2
Salt
Mustard seeds
1/2 tsp
Methi seeds
1/4 tsp
Hing
pinch
Curry leaves
Oil

Steps

  1. Clean and wash karela in salt water .It reduces some bitterness . chop it into small pieces and keep them aside.
    Andhra style Karela chutney
  2. Dry roast sesame seeds and red chillies and grind it into powder .
    Andhra style Karela chutney
  3. Fry the chopped karela in a sauce pan with little oil . Add salt and cook for some time .
    Andhra style Karela chutney
  4. Then take this cooked karela long with ground jaggery and tamrind juice, grind it coarsely. Add little water and add the ground sesame seeds powder to it . Mix well and remove it in bowl.
  5. Then heat little oil in a pan .add mustard seeds and methi leaves ,hing and curry leaves and red chilli .Pour this into the chutney.
    Andhra style Karela chutney
  6. Serve this chutney as side to rice .