Monday, July 18, 2011

Punjabi Bharwan Karelay (Stuffed Bitter Gourd) پنجابی بھرواں کریلے

Punjabi Bharwan Karelay (Stuffed Bitter Gourd)

Bharwan Karelay are very delicious and tasty dish of Punjab.

  • Karelay (Bitter Gourd)   1 kg
  • Minced meat (Qeema) 1/2 kg
  • Onion chopped 1
  • Garlic paste 1 teaspoon
  • Ginger paste 1 teaspoon
  •  Tomato chopped 1
  • Green Chillies chopped 3
  • Fresh Coriander leaves a few
  • Oil for Qeema cooking  1/2 cup
  • Oil for frying  1-2 cup
  •  Bitter Gourd shaving 2 tablespoon
  • Salt to taste
  • Red Chilli Cutter 2 teaspoon
  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon
  • Haldi powder 1/4 teaspoon
  • Cumin powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • Garam Masala powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • Thoroughly wash bitter gourd and shave all around then make cut along length, retain shaving to be cooked with qeema. Apply little salt and keep aside.
  • Now in a pan heat oil, fry onion to golden brown. Then add tomato, ginger garlic paste ,bitter gourd shaving,  qeema and spices and fry for 2-3 minutes. Add 1 cup water and cook on medium flame till qeema is tender, sprinkle green chilli and fresh coriander leaves and simmer for 10 minutes. Qeema is ready cool. Evaporate water if remain on high flame.
  • Fill this prepared qeema in each bitter gourd, surround thread and fry in oil till golden brown and tender.
  • Delicious Bharwan Karelay are ready . Serve hot with Roti.

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