Alu Karela Fry

Alu Karela Fry ( Potato Bittergourd Fry) is the perfect accompaniments to your meal time. I always look out for perfect green and tender Bittergourd whenever I go to vegetable shopping. This preparation will be a hit with karela hater’s too.

Recipe of Alu Karela Fry

Preparation Time : 10 minutes

Cooking Time : 10 minutes

Serves : 4


Karela/ Bittergourd – 1 medium ( clean the karela and cut in thin roundels)

Potato – 1 medium ( clean the potato, remove the skin and cut in thin roundels)

Mustard Oil – 3 tbsp

Turmeric powder – 1 tsp

Chilli Powder – 1 tsp

Salt to taste


Take a deep bottomed pan/ non stick pan. Pour oil in it and heat the oil till it start to smoke.

Add the karela potato, salt, turmeric powder and chilli powder. Mix well. Fry in a low to medium heat. Continue to fry till the karela and potato turns to a slight golden brown colour.

Switch off the heat and serve hot or at room temperature with steamed rice and dal


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