Sunday, October 5, 2008

Bitter gourd Chips (Karela Chips)

Bitter Gourd - 4-5
Rice Flour - 2 tbsp
Corn flour - 1 tbsp (corn starch)
Chilli Powder - According to taste
Salt - According to taste
Oil - For deep frying
Turmeric Powder - 1 tsp

  • Slice the bitter gourd & remove the hard seeds.
  • Add salt, turmeric powder to the chopped bitter gourd
  • Mix it well and keep it aside for a hour
  • Squeeze out the water from karela completely
  • Add rice flour, corn starch, chilli powder to the bittergourd slices and mix it well
  • The mixture should form a coating on bittergourd
  • Now, fry the slices in oil.The slices should be fried on a slow flame until they turn golden brown in color.
  • Bittergourd chips are ready to serve
PS:Updated the photo on 12th Feb 2010.


  1. Wow Karela chips looks gr8 and sounds yummy.

  2. my ajji was talking abt karela bondas today N i see karela chips here .. looks nice .. havent tried it though

  3. Very nice recipes. Why dont you enroll with Taste of India a food blog aggregator? Many others will love your recipes! Here is the link

  4. @ kitchen flavours,
    Thanks, they taste gr8 too ;)

    @ Deesha,
    Karela chips preparation is quite easy, try it sometime..

    Thanks a lot. I tried enrolling, but wasn't successful, but LG was telling, she has already included me in Taste Of India. Will check with her.



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