Recipe by anis fathima of sharjah, AE
suitable with rice, chapaties. best for the people who are in diet.
The addition of water makes the karela bitter. Try adding some saunf seeds to the oil before adding other ingredients. To lessen the bitterness cut the karela and remove white pith and seeds, sprinkle salt and keep for a while then wash off and dry the vegetable before using. Also cook on low heat, the addition of tomatoes give it enough moisture to cook in.
If oil is added a little more and the dish will be dry and crispy. A pinchof sugar or jaggery may be added.