BITTER GOURD (HINDI NAME KARELA) WITH COCONUT

Bitter gourd originated in India and was introduced into China in the 14th century.

Diabetic patients have always been prescribed to include Karela in their diet. Karela is rich in hypoglycemic compound which lowers sugar levels in blood. It is rich in iron, calcium, betacarotene.

It is an excellent source of Vitamins B1, B2, B3 and C.

Bitter gourd has a bitter taste. But the coconut and onion balance the bitterness. So we can get a new taste in our mouth.

DIFFICULTY – EASY

TIME 15 – 20 MINUTES

INGREDIENTS

1 bitter gourd finely chopped

1 large onion

1 cup grated coconut

2 finely chopped green chilli

1/4 tsp turmeric powder

1/2 tsp mustard

1 tbsp coconut oil

1 spring curry leaves

salt for taste

METHOD

Karela, coconut, onion, green chilli, turmeric and salt mix together.

Heat the oil in a pan and let sputter the mustard and curry

leaves then add the mixed ingredients.

Then cook in slow fire.

Enjoy with the bitter gourds advantages.

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