Enjoy Nepali Bitter Gourd Curry (Titi Karela ko Tarkari)!

30 minutes
4 servings

Bitter gourd curry is one of the most popular dishes in Nepal. It’s a delicious and nutritious way to enjoy vegetables that have amazing health benefits. This recipe has been used in Nepal for generations, and it’s a great way to get your family and friends to eat something that is full of flavor.
Lb00150 Bitter Gourd Curry

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- 2 medium sized bitter gourds - 1 large potato (optional) - 1 large onion - 1 medium tomato - 1 table spoon mustard oil - ½ teaspoon cumin powder - ½ teaspoon turmeric powder - 2-3 green chilies - Salt to taste


1. Start by washing the bitter gourds and cutting them into small slices. 2. Heat up a pan with mustard oil and once it’s hot, add in the cumin powder and turmeric powder. 3. Add in the onion, potato and tomato and let them cook on low heat for 5 minutes. 4. Now add in the bitter gourd slices along with green chilies, salt to taste and mix everything together well. 5. Cover the pan and let it cook on low heat for 15 minutes. 6. Once the bitter gourd is cooked, turn off the heat and let it sit for 5 minutes before serving.
Bitter gourd curry is a delicious way to enjoy vegetables with amazing health benefits. This recipe has been enjoyed in Nepal for generations and it’s a great way to get your family and friends to enjoy something that is full of flavor. This recipe only takes 30 minutes to make, so it’s an easy and quick meal for any night of the week.


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