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Karela (300 gms)

£2.99

Karela (300 gms)

Despite its slightly warty appearance, Karela comes packed with vitamin and mineral goodness. Valued for its high fibre content, Karela also contains vitamin C, proteins, calcium, beta-carotene, iron, potassium, zinc and phosphorus.

Description

Bitter Melon, AKA Bitter Gourd, can be incorporated into many a South Asian dish, from curries topped with grated coconut, to deep-fried with onions and spices as an accompaniment.

Karela can also be juiced to reduce blood sugar levels— containing polypeptide P, bitter melon acts as a natural insulin, favourable for a diabetic diet.

  • 250g
  • Also known as Korola, Karavila, Karle, Paagarkaai, Pavakai and Tite Karela
  • Recipes featuring Karela include Thoran/Thuvaran, Pavakka Mezhukkupuratti, Kattu Pagarkkai, Sabzi Karela and Bharwa Karela