Karela Salad

Salad made with fried bitter gourd and mixed with vegetables. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Karela Salad
Main Ingredients Bitter gourd (karela), Oil
Cuisine Indian
Course Salads
Prep Time 21-25 minutes
Cook time 0-5 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Tangy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Karela Salad

  • 2-3 Bitter gourd (karela) soaked in water with salt for 10-15 minutes, scrap
  • for deep-frying Oil
  • 2-3 Iceberg lettuce leaves
  • 1 medium Onion sliced
  • 1 medium Tomato sliced
  • 1-2 Green chillies finely chopped
  • to taste Crushed black peppercorns
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Chaat masala
  • 8-10 Fresh coriander sprigs
  • 2-3 Lollo rosso lettuce leaves


  1. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.
  2. Squeeze out excess water from bitter gourd and deep-fry in hot oil till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.
  3. Put torn Iceberg lettuce leaves in a bowl. Add onion, tomato, green chillies, crushed peppercorns, fried bitter gourd, lemon juice, salt and chaat masala and mix well.
  4. Roughly chop coriander sprigs, add to the bowl and mix well.
  5. Place lollo rosso lettuce leaves on one side of a serving bowl and put in the prepared salad. Serve immediately garnished with red bell pepper juliennes.

Nutrition Info

Calories 436
Carbohydrates 23.2
Protein 5.1
Fat 35.8
Other Fiber Fiber- 8.1gm