How to make Anda Karela Ghotala - Deep fried karelas cooked with masalas and omelette pieces.

This recipe is contributed by Member Naushaba .

Main Ingredients : BitterGourd, Eggs (अंडे)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Egg

Anda Karela Ghotala

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

You can also find more Main Course Egg recipes like Quick Egg Curry, Egg Curry With Dal, Omelette Curry, Papeta par Eeda.

Anda Karela Ghotala Recipe Card

Anda Karela Ghotala

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 6

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Anda Karela Ghotala Recipe

  • BitterGourd 500 grams

  • Eggs 1/2 cup

  • Eggs 6

  • Salt to taste

  • Onions sliced 2 large

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Tomatoes chopped 4 medium

  • Red chilli powder 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 3/4 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Green chillies sliced 5-7

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped for garnish


Step 1

Scrape the bittergourds and then cut into slices and blanch them.

Step 2

Heat one fourth cup oil in a non-stick pan. Put the karelas and deep fry them till golden. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 3

Beat eggs in a a bowl. Add salt and mix well. Heat a tablespoon of oil in a non-stick pan.

Step 4

Pour the eggs and cook till done on both sides. Remove and cut it into small pieces and set aside.

Step 5

Heat remaining oil in a non-stick pan. Add onions and saute till it becomes translucent.

Step 6

Add ginger-garlic paste and saute for a minute.

Step 7

Add tomatoes, red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, cumin powder, salt and green chillies and saute for half a minute.

Step 8

Add half cup of water and karelas and cook on medium heat till it dries up.

Step 9

Add omelette and cook on low heat for two minutes.

Step 10

Serve hot garnished with coriander leaves.

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