Stuffed Karela

• Stuffed karela•
(Serves 4)

500 grams karela/bitter gourd
2 tablespoons oil
3/4 tablespoon basen/channa atta
3 teaspoons jeera-dhania powder
2 teaspoons chilli powder
¼ teaspoon haldi/turmeric powder
1 tablespoon sugar
salt to taste
1/2 tablespoon garam masala
3 tablespoons crushed moongphalee/groundnuts
For tadka oil, rai and hing

For garnish kuthmir


Peel karelas and cut into half and split. Pressure cook with little water for one whistle.
Heat oil and saute basen till golden brown. Cool. Mix with jeera-dhania powder, chilli powder, haldi/turmeric powder, sugar, salt to taste, garam masala and crushed moongphalee.
Stuff the mixture in the karelas.
Prepare tadka. Add stuffed karelas. Cook till done. 
Garnish with chopped kuthmir.

Serve with roti/chappati.