Easy Karela Ki Sabzi Recipe -2021

karela ki sabzi

Tasty and dry Karela ki sabzi (bitter gourd or bitter lemon) can be made easily. If you don’t have enough time, you can make this onion and Karela ki sabzi instead of making stuffed Karela (bharwa Karela).

The ingredient used in this Karela recipe is onion, Karela and salt. This is the three-ingredient recipe that can be made easily in 20 minutes.

Karela ki sabzi is a North Indian recipe. It is a very healthy recipe but it tastes a little bitter. That’s why it is also known as bitter gourd.

What is a bitter gourd?

Bitter gourd (Momordica charantia) is a tropical and subtropical vine of the family Cucurbitaceae. It is widely grown in Asia, Africa, and the Caribbean for its edible fruit. Its many varieties of bitter gourd but mostly people love to have Indian bitter gourd and Chinese bitter gourd

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Nutritional Value of karela ki sabji in hindi:

Calories in karele ki sabji

Servings: 2

Amount per serving




% Daily Value*

Total Fat 13.7g


Saturated Fat 1.8g


Cholesterol 0mg


Sodium 14mg


Total Carbohydrate 14.3g


Dietary Fiber 3.1g


Total Sugars 4.2g


Protein 2.1g


Vitamin D 0mcg


Calcium 43mg


Iron 1mg


Potassium 146mg


*% Daily value tells you how much nutrients contribute to the daily diet. In general nutrition, 2,000 calories per day are used by a person.

Bitter gourd vegetable health benefits

In a hundred gram bitter gourd, Karela contains less than 34 calories. In this way, Karela helps you to lose weight. Not only this, but Karela is also a good source of vitamin C and contains 92% Vitamin C. This helps to boost your immunity system.

So to boost your immunity system in this Corona period, you can have Karela ki sabzi.

It also contains 40% of Vitamin 6. It is also a good source of multivitamins.

Karela ki sabzi contains 23% magnesium and 17% of potassium. It also contains 5% and 4% of Iron and Calcium respectively.

It contains a large amount of dietary fiber which helps you to improve your digestive system. That’s why my dad’s favorite recipe is karela ki sabzi.

People Also Ask About Bitter Gourd:

Can we eat bitter gourd daily?

Including bitter gourd in your daily diet can prevent skin ailment like fungus infection and Psoriasis and athlete’s foot.

Is bitter gourd bad for the liver?

Bitter good is liver friendly and Boost your liver enzymes and don’t let alcohol deposit on the liver.

Is bitter gourd bad for health?

Taking an overdose of the bitter guard can increase the risk of vomiting, intestinal issues, vaginal bleeding, absorption contraction and diarrhoea.

How to make karele ki sabzi?

How to make karele ki sabzi

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Karela ki sabzi can be cooked in a simple and minimalistic way to make the sabzi tastier and it is easy to cook.

Type: main course

Cuisine: North Indian

Recipe Yield: 2

Calories: 185

Preparation Time: 10M

Cooking Time: 10M

Total Time: 20M

Special Equipment:

  • Pan


karela ki sabzi Ingredients
  • 4 Cup bitter gourd
  • 2 cup red onion
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • Salt as per taste


Preparation of Bitter gourd sabzi (How to Make Karela ki Sabzi):

  1. Peel the onion.
  2. Remove the skin of bitter gourd.
  3. Wash it thoroughly.
  4. Chop the bitter gourd into thin slices.
  5. Chop the onion into thin slices.

How to Make Karela ki Sabji Recipe:

  1. Turn on the gas and keep a Kadai or pan. Pour oil in it.
  2. When the oil becomes hot then add thinly sliced onions to it.
  3. When the onion starts to change colour slightly, then add bitter gourd to the pan and stir it properly.
  4. Keep stirring the bitter gourd from time to time.
  5. When the bitter gourd starts turning brown, add salt to it.
  6. After adding the salt, open the lid and keep stirring it in between.
  7. When bitter gourd (Karela) starts turning dark brown, then switch off the gas and cook till the vegetable is cooked properly.
  8. Now your bitter gourd ki sabzi is ready. You can eat it with roti and paratha.


  • Cook bitter gourd till water dry properly, otherwise it starts being bitter.

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