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Stuffed Bitter Gourd (Keema Bhare Karele): English – Urdu Recipe

Keema Bhare Karele

Stuffed Bitter Gourd (Keema Bhare Karela)


  1. Beef or mutton mince – ½ kg
  2. Bitter gourd whole – ½ kg
  3. Salt – to taste
  4. Ghee or oil – ½ cup
  5. Onions – 2 sliced
  6. ginger Garlic paste – 2 tsp
  7. Turmeric – ¼ tsp
  8. Ground coriander – 1 tsp
  9. Red chilli powder – 2 tsp
  10. Cumin powder – 1 tsp
  11. Garam masala powder – 1 tsp
  12. Ripe tomatoes – 2 chopped
  13. green chillies – 4
  14. tamarind pulp – 4 tbsp
  15. Fresh coriander – 2 tbsp chopped

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  • Scrape the bitter-gourds and give a slit each lengthwise.
  • Remove the seeds. Apply salt properly outside and inside the bitter-gourd.
  • Keep aside for ½ an hour. Then rinse and remove as much water as possible.
  • Take a pan, put water with 1 tbsp of tamarind, and heat it up until it evaporates, then add bitter gourds and boil for 5 minutes.
  • Then drain and heat some oil and fry the bitter gourds for 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Drain and set aside. Now add the onions to the pan and again fry to a golden brown, then add the garlic, ginger, turmeric, coriander, red chilli powder, cumin powder and salt to the same oil and sauté for a few minutes before adding the tomato.
  • Now add the chopped tomatoes and a little water.
  • Cook covered until tomatoes are just about done.
  • Then add mince, fry and cook with some water until done.
  • Then add green chillies, tamarind pulp, fresh coriander and garam masala powder and mix well.
  • Now stuff the bitter-gourds with this stuffing.
  • Tie each bitter-gourd with thread properly.
  • Now arrange stuffed bitter gourd in remaining mince and add ¼ cup of water and cook on very low heat for 5 minutes.
  • Serve with chopped fresh coriander.Keema Bhare KareleKeema Bhare Karele


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