Aloo Korola Begun Chochori

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15 mins Cooking Time
1 Serving
Diversity score info

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Grains, root and tubers
Meats & Fish
Nuts & Seeds
Green Leafy Vegetables
Vitamin A Rich Fruits and Vegetables
Sources of Calories
Protein 5%
Carbs 29%
Fats 65%
Gluten Free
Antioxidant Rich
One Pot Recipe
Lactose Free

The FitterEats Aloo Korola Begun Chochori is a popular vegetarian antioxidant-rich gravy recipe from Orissa and other eastern states of India, typically served as lunch or dinner. The flavours of this recipe made with karola are unique and typical of the regional cooking. This famous homemade bengali recipe is gluten-free and lactose-free. Fiber-rich with a good dose of potassium and iron as well makes this a flavourful healthy choice for your meal. Pairs best with Roti or Rice.



  • 1/4 Cup Diced Bitter Gourd (Karela)
  • 1/4 Cup Chopped Brinjal
  • 2 Tbsp Chopped Potato
  • 1 Tbsp Chopped Onion
  • 1/4 Tsp Fenugreek Seeds (Methi)
  • 1/4 Tsp Fennel Seeds (Saunf)
  • 1/4 Tsp Nigella Seeds (Kalonji)
  • 1/4 Tsp Mustard Seeds (Rai)
  • 1/4 Tsp Cumin Seeds (Jeera)
  • 1/4 Tsp Red Chilly Powder
  • 1/4 Tsp Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
  • 1/2 Tsp Sugar
  • 1/4 Tsp Salt
  • 2 Tsp Mustard Oil
  • As Required Water


Pre Preparation
  • Step 1

    Take equal amounts of kalonji, saunf, methi, rai, jeera, mix well and Make a Mixture

  • Step 1

    In a pan. heat 1 tsp oil, add diced karela and saute well for 23min and keep aside

  • Step 2

    in a pan, heat oil, add panch poran (dry typical Bengali spice mix consisting of – Kalonji, saunf, methi, rai, jeera), add chopped onion and saute till the onions turn light golden

  • Step 3

    Now add haldi, red chilly powder, salt, sugar and saute well

  • Step 4

    Add chopped potato, chopped brinjal and mix well

  • Step 5

    Finish by adding the sauteed karela and give it a mix well

  • Step 6

    Add water as required, cover and cook until the vegetables are well cooked

  • Step 7

    Serve hot with rotis/chapatis

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Approximate values
Serving Size Medium Bowl(114gm)
Amount Per ServingCalories


% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 8gm 3.0%
Dietary Fiber 4gm 13.3%
Protein 2gm 3.4%
Total Fat 9gm 11.2%

*Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Disclaimer: Nutrition information is based on standard serving sizes and recipes as prepared by Fitterfly. Actual nutritional values may vary because of variations in portion size or recipes, continuous data changes by these sources, changes in growing seasons, or differences in the sources of ingredients. We may update this information from time to time and change the way we calculate Nutrition data. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice, but calorie needs vary based on multiple factors. For some ingredients, nutrient information is not available and they may not reflect accurately in the Label. Please consult your doctor or a Registered Dietitian if you are on a medically restricted diet.

Reference: Indian Food Composition Tables 2017, National Institute of Nutrition; Nutritive Value of Indian Foods 2016, National Institute of Nutrition (Indian Council of Medical Research)


How long would it take burn 119 kcals ?

  • Walking (3 mph ) 34 minutes
  • Running (6 mph ) 20 minutes
  • Bicycling 16 minutes

Values estimated based on person weighing 60 kgs.

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