Karela Methi Dana Kadhi Recipe

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Kadhi Recipe

Karela Kadhi is diabetic-friendly comfort food that goes well with steamed rice. It’s a great summer dish that also helps you beat the heat. Check out this easy-peasy Karela Methi Dana Kadhi Recipe.


  • 4-5 medium sized Karelas
  • ½ cup onions, chopped
  • 1 cup curd
  • 2 tablespoons gram flour
  • 1 teaspoon ginger-green chilli paste
  • ½ tsp methi dana seeds
  • ½ tsp jeera
  • Salt to taste and extra for prepping the karela



  1. Peel the Karelas and rub with salt and leave overnight or at least 3-4 hours.
  2. Squeeze the Karelas to remove bitterness and cut them into small pieces
  3. Heat Oil in a non-stick pan, add methi dana, jeera and wait till they begin to sputter.
  4. Add the onions and sauté for a few minutes
  5. Now add the Karelas and salt and cook over medium flame till the Karelas soften
  6. In a separate bowl whisk curd and the gram flour to a smooth paste
  7. Add the curd paste and ginger chilli paste to the onions and Karela mix in the pan
  8. Add one cup of water and bring to a boil. Keep stirring continuously.
  9. The kadhi will begin to thicken
  10. Add salt and simmer for few minutes
  11. Serve hot. You may sprinkle coriander for garnish.

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This delicious recipe was shared by Ms. Rashmi Kandhari

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