2 Medium Onions Cut - I used 10 Shallots cut into two.
6 Tablespoons Grated Fresh Coconut.
3/4th Cup Coconut Milk - There is no gravy in my recipe , its ' luga lipta '
Juice of 1 Lemon - Or to taste.
1 Tablespoon Black Sesame Seeds.
1 Tablespoon White Sesame Seeds.
4-5 Green Chiies.
1/2 " Ginger.
2 Tablespoons Virgin Coconut Oil - Any oil will work , but coconut is really perfect.
1 Teaspoon Virgin Coconut Oil .
1. Scrape karelas , slice in discs discarding hard seeds and then soak in salted haldi water for about 20 minutes , wash , squeeze .
2. Heat Coconut Oil , saute onions till they begin to loose shape , then add karelas , salt and cook covered till nearly done.
3. Tip in paste blended with coconut milk , mix well and on low heat cook till karelas are done.
4. Add Lemon juice to taste , adjust flavors , take off heat , sprinkle on 1 teaspoon virgin coconut oil.