Kerela Subzi

  • Kerela
Source: Mother
Serves: 1
Good with: Chappatis

  • 3 kerelas
  • 1/2 white onion diced
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp amchoor powder
  • 1 heaping tbs salt
  • wash kerelas for about 2 minutes under cold water
  • peel kerelas (you can save shavings and mix them in your rotis for future use)
  • fill a 9" skillet with cold water and add kerelas in the skillet
  • add one heaping tbs salt in the water and stir
  • let sit for 30 minutes ( this reduces the bitterness)
  • squeeze water from the karelas
  • heat about 4 tbs oil in pan and fry karelas until light brown
  • add onions and all the spices (no salt necessary, already absorbed from water bath)
  • cook on medium heat until subzi turns dark brown
  • serve hot with rotis, yum!