Karela or Bitter Gourd, Bitter Melon has many health benefits. The main being regulate the blood sugar and hence it is very good for diabetics.
Karela Juice Recipe
Ingredients – Makes 1 small glass
1 Karela Big
salt to taste
lime/lemon juice as per taste
Few slices of cucumber for garnish
Wash the Karela.
Remove the seeds.
Cut into small pieces.
Puree it in a blender or is you have juicer you can use that. If using blender you can add little water. About 1/4 cup will do.
If pureed using a blender, pass it through a sieve.
Add salt and Lime/Lemon juice to the collected juice.
Serve with cucumber slices for garnish.
Note: This is really bitter, but the benefits are in this bitter part. I just had drop of it and could not have more my whole food pipe is reacting to it and I can feel the bitter taste all the way down.
But if you have Diabeties, this is a good home remedy.
Rita Jamshed Kapadia
Cookbooks are available on Amazon. Rita has published the MEGA "Manna of the 21st Century Parsi Cuisine cookbook" and several other mini cookbooks.