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

This recipe is contributed by Member Naushaba .

Main Ingredients : Bitter gourd (karela) ( करेला ) , Oil ( ऑइल )

Cuisine : Andhra

Course : Main Course_Egg

Anda Karela Ghotala

The cuisine of Andhra Pradesh is reputedly the spiciest of all Indian cuisine. Foods include both the original spicy Andhra cooking and Muslim-influenced Hyderabadi cuisine. Rice is the staple diet and is used in a wide variety of ways.
Hyderabadi cuisine is influenced by the Muslim population, which arrived in Andhra centuries ago. Much of the cuisine revolves around meat. It is rich and aromatic, with a liberal use of exotic spices, ghee, nuts and dry fruits.

You can also find more Main Course_Egg recipes like Egg Pyaaz Bharwan, Kolhapuri Egg Curry, Egg Curry, Omlette Rassa. Or try out these recipes from Andhra Cuisine like Karela Andhra Style, Suran Aloo Subzi, Coconut Rawas, Dham Munj.

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Anda Karela Ghotala

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 6

Level Of Cooking : Medium

Ingredients for Anda Karela Ghotala

  • Bitter gourd (karela) 500 grams

  • Oil 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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