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

easy karela chips recipe | bitter gourd chips | hagalkayi or pavakkai chips
Course snacks
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 1 Jar
Author Hebbar's Kitchen

Ingredients (1 cup = 250 ML)

  • 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. 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.