karela chips recipe | bitter gourd chips | hagalkayi or pavakkai chips

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karela chips recipe | bitter gourd chips | hagalkayi or pavakkai chips with detailed photo and video recipe. a deep fried snack popular for its bitter and spicy taste is an ideal evening munching snack with masala chai. it is prepared by coating the sliced bitter gourd with corn flour and besan and dry spices which is later deep fried till golden crisp.
karela chips recipekarela chips recipe | bitter gourd chips | hagalkayi or pavakkai chips with step by step photo and video recipe. while the bitter gourd recipes are not widely appreciated by everyone, but certainly it does have ardent followers too. however bitter gourd chips can be exceptional and once given a try even a hater starts loving this chips recipe. especially the taste of chips from the tender bitter gourd is certainly irresistible.

i personally like almost all the bitter gourd recipes and i prepare the bitter gourd fry and stuffed karela recipe almost every week. however once in a while i surprise my husband by preparing karela chips recipe as he is a big fan of this bitter chips. he enjoys his evening tea with some munching snacks and his joy doubles if it bitter gourd chips. to be honest, it was  his idea to come up with the video of hagalkayi or pavakkai chips recipe. since it was more than 2 months and i had not prepared it.

bitter gourd chipsfurthermore, some important tips and suggestions for perfect crispy bitter gourd chips recipe. firstly, i heavily recommend to use tender bitter gourd for the chips or even bitter gourd fry recipe. typically tender one’s are less bitter and would yield more crisp result. secondly, i used chips slicer to slice the bitter gourd evenly. slicing it evenly helps to cook them evenly while deep frying. lastly, i have used corn flour in this recipe, alternatively you can also use rice flour to make it crisp.

finally i would like to highlight my other snacks recipes collection from my blog. this mainly includes, potato chips, banana chips, potoato fries, bread cutlet, aloo bonda, veg crispy, cabbage pakoda, nippattu and mysore bonda recipe. further do visit my other recipes collection from my blog like,

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karela chips recipe | bitter gourd chips | hagalkayi or pavakkai chips
 
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easy karela chips recipe | bitter gourd chips | hagalkayi or pavakkai chips
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Recipe type: snacks
Cuisine: indian
Serves: 1 Jar
Ingredients
  • 2 bitter gourd / karela / hagalkayi / pavakkai, sliced
  • 1 tbsp corn flour
  • 1 tbsp bean / gram flour
  • ½ tsp turmeric / haldi
  • 1 tbsp rice flour / akki hittu
  • 1 tsp kashmiri red chilli powder / lal mirch powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tsp aamchur powder / dry mango powder
  • oil for deep frying
Instructions ( 1 cup =255 ml)
  1. firstly, slice the karela (bitter gourd) into slightly thick slices.
  2. add in 1 tbsp corn flour, 1 tbsp besan, 1 tbsp rice flour, ½ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp chilli powder, 1 tsp aamchur powder and salt to taste.
  3. combine all the ingredients well. do not squeeze the bitter gourd as the chips turns mushy.
  4. now deep fry in hot oil. do not over crowd the karela.
  5. stir occasionally, keeping the flame on medium.
  6. fry till the karela chips turn golden and crisp.
  7. finally, serve karela chips as a tea time snack or as a side dish with lunch.


how to make bitter gourd chips with step by step photo:

  1. firstly, slice the karela (bitter gourd) into slightly thick slices.karela chips recipe
  2. add in 1 tbsp corn flour, 1 tbsp besan, 1 tbsp rice flour, ½ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp chilli powder, 1 tsp aamchur powder and salt to taste.
    karela chips recipe
  3. combine all the ingredients well. do not squeeze the bitter gourd as the chips turns mushy.
    bitter gourd chips
  4. now deep fry in hot oil. do not over crowd the karela.
    bitter gourd chips
  5. stir occasionally, keeping the flame on medium.
    hagalkayi or pavakkai chips
  6. fry till the karela chips turn golden and crisp.
    hagalkayi or pavakkai chips
  7. finally, serve karela chips as a tea time snack or as a side dish with lunch.
    bitter gourd chips


notes:

  • firstly, use fresh karela for more crisp and crunchy karela chips.
  • also increase the amount of red chilli powder more spicy chips.
  • additionally, store in the airtight container and serve as required.
  • finally, karela chips taste great when they are crunchy and spicy.

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Hebbar's Kitchen is all about Indian veg recipes. This blog is managed by me Archana and my husband, Sudarshan. I try to post my recipes with simple & easily available ingredients from kitchen. These posts are usually supported by short videos and photo recipes. Learn interesting recipes and share your feedback, as your feedback means a lot to me.

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