A Spicy and Amazing Masala Caraili

This Masala caraili is a spicy dish. Be prepared for the mild bitter taste as well.

Masala Caraili

Course: Vegetarian

Cuisine: East Indian


  • 3 med. caraili chopped
  • 5 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 3 pimento peppers sliced
  • 14 methi seeds fenugreek
  • 1 tsp. turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp. Chief brand duck/ goat curry powder
  • 4 tbsp. Amchar Masala
  • 1 tbsp. Geera powder cumin
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste


  • Wash and cut up the caraili.
  • Chop the garlic, pimento, and onion. Set aside.
  • Boil the Caraili for 15 minutes then drain.
  • Note: boiling of the methods used to get some of the bitterness out. Alternatively you can freeze the Caraili before cooking it. Somehow the coldness diminishes the bitterness of the Caraili.
  • Heat the oil and saute the methi seeds for 1 minute.
  • Then add the garlic and pimento.
  • Add the curry powder and geera. Allow to cook for about 3 minutes or until it achieves a brownish colour.
  • Add the caraili and stir and let coat evenly with the curry mixture.
  • Then add the onion and remaining garlic.
  • Add salt, pepper and masala powder. Stir
  • Let cook for 10 minutes.
  • Add last pimento pepper. stir.
  • Note: To prevent burning add a little water.
  • Let cook for 5 more minutes. then remove from heat. Serve hot.

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