Microwave Masala Karela [Bitter Gourd]

This recipe of Karela in Microwave is a very easy to make, healthy and tasty recipe made in a minimum time period of with half hour with less oil and spices.

Ingredients: (Serving 4)

  • 500 gms Bitter Gourd/Bitter Melon (Karela)
  • 1 Big Size Potato
  • 2 Finely Chopped Medium Sized Onions
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 1 ½ tsp crushed Cumin Seeds
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tbsp Tomato Puree
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • ½ tsp Garam Masala

Method:

  1. At first wash the Karela properly
  2. Cut into thin slices without removing the outer skin.
  3. Remove any hard seeds if found.
  4. Mix up all the ingredients in a bowl now- Bitter Gourd, Small cut pieces of Potato, Onion, Sugar, Crushed Cumin Seeds in a Mortar, Coriander Powder, Turmeric Powder, Tomato Puree, Oil and Salt
  5. Cover up the bowl now and Microwave it at high power for 15 min stirring once after 7 min.
  6. After 15 min are over give the dish a standing time of 5 min.
  7. Take it out and sprinkle a bit of Garam Masala.
  8. Serve with Roti, Paratha or Bread.

Tips:

  • While cooking in a Microwave always cover your bowl so that the food retains its moisture and gets up cooked fast.
  • Don’t use too big bowl for cooking as it will take much time for the food to cook.

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