Karela Sabzi
Bitter gourd is a nutritious vegetable and this karela sabzi is delicious and simple to cook
Gurdip Kohli Punj's Karela Sabzi recipe

- Indian


- 4

Cooking Time

-15-20 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 10 Min


  • 3 to 4 tbsp oil
  • 1 cup sliced onions
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • ½ tsp coriander powder
  • 1 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 2 tsp red and chopped green chillies
  • 1 cup sliced bitter gourds
  • 2 tsp peanut powder
  • 1 tbsp Coconut
  • grated
  • salt to taste
  • For Garnish: grated coconut


  1. 1

    Heat a little oil in a pan and saute sliced onions in it.
  2. 2

    When they turn brown in colour add red chilli powder, coriander powder and salt and mix well.
  3. 3

    Add chopped tomatoes, chopped red and green chillies, and sliced bitter gourd and mix well in the masala.
  4. 4

    Add a little water and saute some more.
  5. 5

    Add some peanut powder and grated coconut to give the sabzi a good flavour.
  6. 6

    Let the bitter gourd cook well.
  7. 7

    When done, transfer it to a serving plate and garnish the sabzi with some grated coconut.
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Gurdip Kohli Punj


Chef Gurdip Kohli Punj has fond memories of the Gurudwara kitchen where her family rolled out chapattis, chopped vegetables, and stirred large pots of dal as 'sewa'. This was no mere chore for young Gurdip; she enjoyed cooking for people! She creates healthy dishes that are yummy too!

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