Karela Aloo Fry Recipe [Fried Bitter Melon And Potato]

This recipe may not rate too high from the health point of view but it certainly is finger licking with fried potatoes, our all time favorite.
Ingredients: (Serving 2)

  • 300gms Bitter Melon / Bitter Gourd / Karela
  • 2 Medium sizedPotatoes/ Aloo
  • 2 Big Onion
  • Oil
  • Salt to taste
  • ¼ tsp Garam Masala
  • ¼ tsp Dry Mango Powder / Amchoor
  • ½ tsp Turmeric Powder / Haldi
  • ½ tsp Cumin Seeds / Jeera
  • ½ tsp Carom Seeds / Ajwain
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder / Dhania


  1. Take enough of Oil in a frying pan and fry long cut and peeled Potatoes till golden brown.
  2. Same as this fry the peeled and long cut Bitter Melon till golden brown.
  3. Now in a non stick pan take 1 tbsp of hot Oil and add Cumin seeds and Carom seeds into it to crackle.
  4. Add Onions to fry till transparent and then add Salt and Turmeric powder.
  5. Sauté for a while and then add the fried Bitter Gourd and Potatoes.
  6. Add the rest of spices and keep on cooking till the Karela and Aloo is tender.
  7. At last sprinkle with Garam Masal and serve hot with Roti or Paratha.


  • Don’t keep the Bitter Gourd or even Potatoes cut and refrigerated long before cooking; they don’t become soft easily at time of cooking.

For any further clarification please do watch the video.

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