Stuffed Karela/ kakarkaya Fry



  1. Karela – 8(medium size)
  2. Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
  3. Onion – 2(Large)
  4. Salt to taste
  5. Turmeric pwd – 1/4tsp
  6. Besan – 2tsp
  7. Ginger garlic paste – 1tsp
  8. Seeds removed from the Karelas
  9. Red chilli powder – 1 to 2tsp
  10. Amchur powder – 1tsp
  11. Chopped Coriander leaves – 2tsp
  12. Sugar – 1tsp
  13. Oil – 2tsp( for stuffing)
  14. Oil – 3tsp( for frying the Karelas)


  1. Remove the outer skin of Karela and make a slit  lenthwise and remove 3/4th of the seeds. 
  2. Chop Onions into fine pieces.

For stuffing:

  • Heat oil in a pan , add all the ingredients in order except Karela (from 2 – 12) mentioned above and cook till the onions are soft and cooked.
  • Cool this mixture.

  • Now stuff the karela with the above mixture and tie them with a thread so that the stuff doesn’t come off when cooking.
  • Heat 3 tsp of oil in a pan and add the stuffed Karelas and cook on medium to low heat and turn them gently  so that all the sides are cooked evenly.
  • Goes well with hot rice.

2 responses to this post.

  1. wow this curry looks yummy!!!my MIL did this once but the stuffing is different i think.
    The mysore pak too looking mouth watery!!!
    I am not on vacation madhoo.just becoming busy in daily work and with my daughter ..i am not able to see all the blogs also.very guilty for that.hope in this new year i rock again……lol………


  2. I love Kerela in any forum .And this one is awesome …Must have tasted great ….


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