Karela kadhi

Posted on August 3, 2009. Filed under: Diabetes/diabetic recipe, Subzi | Tags: , , |

Another karela delighancy-an innovative calcium rich kadhi! Keep in mind however that the karelas must be well cooked before adding the curds and spices to remove most of its bitterness.
Enjoy it unusual flavours with Soyabean Biryani.

Preparation Time : 10 mins.
Cooking Time : 15 mins.

Serves 4.

¼ cup karelas (bitter gourd), finely chopped
½ cup onions, chopped
1 teaspoon gingergreen chilli paste
1 cup low fat curds
2 tablespoons Bengal gram flour (besan)
¼ cup chopped coriander
1 teaspoon oil
salt to taste
1. Heat the oil in a non-stick pan, add the onions and sauté for a few minutes.
2. Add the karelas and salt and cook over a medium flame till they are soft.
3. In a bowl, whisk the curds and Bengal gram flour together till they form a smooth paste.
4. Add the ginger-green chilli paste and the gram flour and curds mixture to the sautéed onion and karelas along with 1 cup of water. Bring to a boil while stirring continuously.
5. Adjust the salt and simmer for a few minutes.
6. Serve hot, garnished with the chopped coriander.

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