Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Bitter Gourd Chips-Karela Chips-Bitter Gourd Recipes

Are you the one who does not like bitter gourd? Then try this bitter gourd chips and I am sure, you will love it very much. My kids who are not very fond of bitter gourd, love this chips very much. Today let us learn how to prepare bitter gourd chips following our easy bitter gourd chips recipe-

bitter gourd chips-pavakkai chips-karela chipsHow to make Bitter gourd chips (Pavakkai Chips)

Ingredients needed

Bitter gourd - 2 (medium size)
Besan /bengal gram flour -1/4 cup
Rice flour -2 tsp
Turmeric powder - a pinch
Asafoetida/hing -a pinch
Salt and chilli powder to taste
Oil for deep frying


Scrap off the skin of bitter gourd slightly and put them in salted water for 15 minutes.

Drain the water and wipe the bitter gourd with a kitchen towel.

Cut it into thin round pieces. ( important step)


Mix besan, rice flour, turmeric powder, chilli powder, hing and needed salt without adding water.

The add the bitter gourd pieces, sprinkle water and mix well.(Do not add too much water-just sprinkle)

Heat oil and fry the bitter gourd pieces in batches till crisp.

Enjoy with sambar sadam or rasam rice or as such.

More Bitter gourd recipes /karela recipes/Pavakkai recipes

Bitter gourd curry (karela subzi)

Stuffed Bitter gourd

Pavakkai Pitlai

Meet you all again with another interesting recipe, till then it is bye from Padhu of


  1. Wow never thought of making chips... we do fry it but this seems to be a great variation.

  2. Love karela in any form..this is superb yummy

  3. Love this karela chips,lovely..

  4. lovely karela chips,luks like another version of kondattam(sun dried karela)

  5. wow.. looks so mouthwatering...ur clicks r so amazing !

  6. One of my fav chips. Looks so inviting...

  7. Love to have these chips with my all time fav curd rice...

  8. wow too good.. hv not tried it will sure make it..

  9. Crispy n yummr fry perfect with sambar sadam...

  10. love the recipe!!nice ,crisp and spicy bitter gourd chips..

  11. Bitter Gourd, I hate it, but others in my family love it, will try for them......

  12. i love karela! those chips look so crispy & delecious :)

  13. ummm great use f bitter gourd :) like t:) keep doing d good work:)

  14. WOW .... This is the first time I've come across ur site and tried this bitter gourd chips. YUMMY and TASTY ..and within MINUTES ...
    THANKS !!!!

  15. I must say after my several attempt this was the best output. Bitter Gourd Chips was amazingly crisp,tasty and appetizing,my family, mainly kids enjoyed it. Thank you, maam for the efforts u hv taken for folks like us. :)

  16. Excellent recipe.. came out very good...!!


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