crispy bittergourd chips

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crispy bittergourd chips


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :30 Min

Cook Time : 10 Min

Total Time : 40 Min


Serves : 2
  • 2 nos bittergourd/karela

  • 1 tbsp gram flour

  • 1 1/2 tbsp corn flour

  • 2 tbsp rice flour

  • 1/2 tsp salt or as per taste

  • 1 tsp red chili powder

  • 1/2 tsp dry mango powder

  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder

  • 1/4 tsp white sesame seeds

  • 2 cups oil for deep frying


  • wash the bittergourd and pet dry
  • slice off the two ends then cut the bittergourd into thin slices
  • put these slices in a bowl and sprinkle salt over it
  • mix well and keep aside for 30 minutes
  • after half an hour, drain all the excess water from bittergourd
  • in a bowl, take gram flour, corn flour, rice flour, salt, red chili powder, turmeric powder, dry mango powder and sesame seeds
  • mix well
  • add the bittergourd slices to the flour mixture
  • sprinkle few drops of water so that the spices coats all the pieces well
  • haet oil in a deep pan on medium flame
  • add the masala coated slices little at a time and fry till crispy
  • drain and put onto a paper towel
  • serve as sancks or as side dish for rice