Bittergourd Sweet Curry

Sweet and sour karela curry.

New Update
Main Ingredients Bittergourd, Jaggery
Cuisine Indian
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Bittergourd Sweet Curry

  • 250 grams Bittergourd cut into round slices
  • 1/4 teaspoon Jaggery
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • a few Curry leaves
  • a pinch Turmeric (fresh)
  • 1 teaspoon Black grams split


  1. Boil the karelas with turmeric powder. Drain and wash them. Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves, hing and urad dal and saute till the seeds crackle.
  2. Add karela pieces, jaggery and tamarind juice and bring it to boil. Add salt and mix well. Serve hot garnished with crushed papads.