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Bitter Gourd Chips

Ranjani Raj
10 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Bitter Gourd Chips RECIPE

Pavakkai chips / Bitter gourd chips – sounds bitter isn’t it?? But the right way of preparation transforms the bitterness into the delicacy.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Others
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Frying
  • Appetizers
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Pavakkai (Bitter gourd) – 2 nos
  2. Corn flour – 1tbsp
  3. Rice flour – 1 tbsp
  4. besan flour – 2 tbsp
  5. Red chili powder – ½ tbsp
  6. coriander powder – 1 tsp
  7. fennel powder – ½ tsp
  8. cumin powder – ¼ tsp
  9. salt – as needed
  10. oil – to deep fry


  1. Wash bitter gourd, trim the ends, de-seed and chop as thin equal sized slices.
  2. Wash bitter gourd, trim the ends, de-seed and chop as thin equal sized slices.
  3. Sprinkle a tbsp. of water and blend well.
  4. Let it sit for 10 mins
  5. Heat oil in a kadai, once heated, keep the flame medium and start frying pavakkai as small batches.
  6. Fry both sides equally to a golden brown, drain excess oil and place on a kitchen towel. Serve hot with coffee or chai

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Anmol Batra
Anmol Batra   Aug-30-2017

I will surely try this.

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