Stuffed Karela With Aloo Recipe

Stuffed Bitter Gourd With Potatoes, a simple North Indian sabzi where Karelas are stuffed with spicy and tangy aloo masala. Serve it with a Dal of your choice, raita and a phulka for your everyday meals.

Sasmita Sahoo
Stuffed Karela With Aloo Recipe
3512 ratings.

Stuffed Bitter Gourd With Potatoes, also called as Stuffed Karela With Aloo Recipe makes a great accompaniment to rice and dal. There is no bitterness, also no odd taste. This Stuffed Karela With Aloo Recipe is a great way to make bitter karela taste their best. 

Serve Stuffed Karela With Aloo along with Moong Dal Tadka, Palak Raita and Phulka for an everyday meal with your family.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Bitter Gourd Recipes such as:

  1. Karela Masala Sabzi Recipe
  2. Healthy Bharwa Karela Recipe (Indian Masala Stuffed Bitter Gourd)
  3. Bharwa Karela Masala Recipe
  4. Bihari Karela and Aloo Ki Subzi Recipe

Cuisine: Indian
Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

15 M

Cooks in

45 M

Total in

60 M


6 Servings


  • 5 Karela (Bitter Gourd/ Pavakkai)
  • 2 Potatoes (Aloo) , boiled
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 1 teaspoon Chaat Masala Powder
  • Salt , as needed
  • Oil , as required

How to make Stuffed Karela With Aloo Recipe

  1. To prepare Stuffed Karela With Aloo Recipe, first clean the karelas/bitter gourd. Rinse off with salt and turmeric to remove the bitterness. Let it rest for 20-25 minutes.

  2. Now make a vertical slit on each karela. Scoop out and discard seeds and pulp to fill the potato masala.

  3. Then prepare the potato masala. In a mixing bowl, smash the boiled potatoes. Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, chat masala, garam masala and salt. Mix everything to be incorporated well.

  4. Now fill the karelas with potato masala filling tightly.

  5. Heat oil in a Shallow frying pan, shallow fry stuffed karelas lightly for a minute, such that the stuffing doesn’t fall off. Then cover and cook on a low-medium heat till stuffed karelas are well cooked.

  6. Once the karelas are nice and soft, switch off the heat and it is ready to be served. 

  7. Serve Stuffed Karela With Aloo along with Moong Dal TadkaPalak Raita and Phulka for an everyday meal with your family.