Korola Bhaja, Batter-fried

A quick and simple recipe of batter-fried bitter gourd rings.

  • Cooking time
    20 minutes
  • Calories
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This recipe shows you how to prepare korola bhaja—batter-fried rings of bitter gourd—in just 20 minutes.

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Ingredients

Serves
4 servings
  • 150 g korola (bitter gourd)
  • rock salt (for serving)

For the batter

  • 50 g maida (all purpose flour)
  • 1 pinch turmeric powder
  • 3 g salt
  • 8 g sugar
  • 1 pinch kaalo jeere (nigella seeds)
  • 2 g posto (poppy seeds)
  • 1 pc green chilli
  • 5 g mustard oil
  • 75 g water

Method

  1. Cut korola in rings, 1-cm thick. Cover and steam for 10 minutes. Drain immediately.
  2. To make the batter, mix maida, turmeric powder, salt, sugar, kaalo jeere, posto, finely chopped green chillies, mustard oil, and water.
  3. In a frying pan, heat vegetable oil, 4-cm deep. Coat the korola rings in batter and gently lower into the oil.
  4. Fry evenly till golden.

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