Instant Pot Bharwa Karela | Stuffed karela Recipe | Vegan stuffed Bitter Gourd Recipe

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Instant Pot Bharwa Karela | Stuffed Karela recipe – A Unique Indian dish with such lovely flavor that will make even Bitter Karela taste scrumptious.
I am big fan of Karela recipe. I know many of you will think – “seriously…. Karela Dish?!
Yes, Karela!! I love Karela Sabzi in any style love Kaju karela, Karela Ka Bharwa, Karela curry, Crispy Karela.
Today, I am sharing Bharwa Karela in curry style. This stuffed bitter gourd recipe is not dry. It has some gravy.
This is the simplest, simple and best recipe for making Karela recipe.
Karela have an acquired taste but when It’s stuffed and cooked with the besan / Chickpea flour, some basic spices, garlic and peanuts, the bitterness gets balanced.
This Bharwa Karela Recipe is ultimate side dish. It can be served with Roti or Rice.
What are the health benefits of Bitter Gourd / Karela?
I know Karela / Bitter Gourd may not sound thrilling to many, but it is very healthy and nutritious. It is excellent for diabetes, coronary heart sickness, constipation. It also helps in boosting the immunity and weight loss.
It acts as a blood purifier and has antioxidant properties in it. It is a liver Tonic.
This Instant Pot Karela Recipe is stuffed with Besan, Peanuts and some Indian Spices. You can stuff karela with anything love Paneer, onion masala etc. Some adds dried mango powder for sourness. But I have added Lemon juice. Sourness balances out the bitterness from karela.
We also prefer little bit sweetness in our Bharwa Karela. So I add Jaggery. You will also need lots and lots of cilantro / coriander for this Karela recipe.
To acquire rid of the bitterness of Karela / Bitter Gourd, salt is rubbed over karela. But I skip this step when I make Bharwa Karela. Instead, I prefer to peel it lightly with a peeler and simply peel off a thin layer.
do give this Instant Pot Bharwa Karela a try. I am sure you will adore it without a doubt.

Detailed Recipe of Bharwa Karela

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