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karela chips recipe
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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 HEBBARS KITCHEN

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

  • firstly, slice the karela (bitter gourd) into slightly thick slices.
  • 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.
  • combine all the ingredients well. do not squeeze the bitter gourd as the chips turns mushy.
  • now deep fry in hot oil. do not over crowd the karela.
  • stir occasionally, keeping the flame on medium.
  • fry till the karela chips turn golden and crisp.
  • finally, serve karela chips as a tea time snack or as a side dish with lunch.