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Friday, April 8, 2011

BITTER GOURD (PAVAKKAI) CHIPS


BITTER GOURD (PAVAKKAI ) CHIPS

Bitter gourd is considered to be a good medicine for diabetic patientst. Most of them avoid this because of its bitterness and here comes a solution for it. Soaking the bitter gourd in tamarind water for minimum half an hour, will definitely remove the bitterness from it. Hope you try and enjoy it  :)

For this recipe you need

2 nos. of Bitter Gourd
1 tsp. of chilli powder
1/2 tsp. of turmeric powder
2 tsp. of corn flour
2 tsp. of rice flour
A pinch of asafoetida
Salt
Tamarind water
Oil for frying
Preparation

Wash and chop the bitter gourds , soak them in tamarind water along with turmeric powder and keep it aside for about 30 - 45 mins.

Drain the tamarind water, add the corn flour, chilli powder, rice flour, asafoetida and salt. Mix them well.

Heat oil in a pan, and fry them in medium flame. 

when they turn golden brown , drain them in kitchen towel to remove the excess oil from it.

Crispy bitter gourd chips is ready to be served...............


Serve it with sambar/rasam rice and enjoy.............. :)

47 comments:

Shabitha Karthikeyan said...

I'm a big fan of bitter gourd. Loved your chips version!!

Raji said...

Any thing bitter is good for us..isn't it...I love bittergourd chips.

savitha ramesh said...

crispy fried bitterguard.love it.

Shanavi said...

Super crisp de.. healthy bittergourd looks yummy..

Divya.M said...

lovely bitter gourd chips...im not a big fan of it..but ur pic is inviting me...to have it....

Hari Chandana said...

Amazing chips.. looks very tempting and perfect.. thanks for sharing dear !!
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Rani acharyulu said...

Wav,crispy bitter gourd chips.I like your recipe Aruna.

Rumana Rawat said...

That must be very bitter right? but that looks very tasty too:)

GEETHA ACHAL said...

tempting crisps...Love the bittergourd always from my childhood...

Shama Nagarajan said...

too tempting...yummy

Paaka Shaale said...

I always buy these chips. Now I can make them at home!!! Thanks for sharing the recipe :)

Mehjabeen Arif said...

very crisy chips.. yum !

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Nandini said...

Lovely chips! It looks crunchy and irresistible.

Priya said...

Crispy chips,love it,feel like munching some..

Ramya said...

Big lover of bitter gourd!! Perfectly done:-)

Mythreyi said...

I always get these chips when ever I go to India. Thanks for sharing the recipe, now I can make them here, Yeahh. They look crispy and tempting, Nice Recipe Aruna.

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RAKS KITCHEN said...

My hubby likes it,but I never get it right till now,thanks for sharing!

Simply Life said...

great idea- i've never had this!

SravsCulinaryConcepts said...

so crispy bitter gourd chips !!

AMMU MOHAN said...

i love to eat bitterguard chips while studying in college..its tempting me now...looks good..

Swathi said...

Love this tarmind pavakkai chips. I am a fan of pavakkai chips.

Suja Sugathan said...

Crispy and yummy,love this..beautiful clicks dear.

Amritha Kalyani said...

lookscrunchy.. the only veggie that i am not a great fan is bittergourd. may b chips will b a nice start to intoduce it to my food. ur chips looks delicious. will try the soaking it in tamarind part..

kitchen queen said...

lovely and crispy chips.

Vimitha Anand said...

My hubbys all time favorite... Looks crispy an crunchy...

divya said...

Wow...looks sooo crispy and healthy chips...

Now Serving said...

Wow! Pramadham! those looks crunchy and super delicious -

Yummy Team said...

Crispy and delicious bitter gourd chips..Its my hubby's favorite..

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Crispy yumm!!!

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Deeksha said...

crispy bitter gourd chips. I like your recipe. thanks for sharing dear.

Prathima Rao said...

I love karela chips!!! Never tried it out at home but thanks to u i now can :) It looks so crispy & tempting!!
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Rekha shoban said...

healthy n crispy chips!

jeyashrisuresh said...

my fav one.u made it so well and this looks very tempting

Shirley said...

Pavakai chips at home, great!

Priyanka Agrawal said...

hmmmmmmmmmmm i like this. u have made smthing not so good looking to look so presentable! good job dear!

Sowmya said...

Great chips....healthy and yummy snack!

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Satya Chaitanya said...

very new recipe .... yummy and crisy too...

Smita said...

healthy recipe.... I love bitter gourd !! love to try this crispy delicasy !!

Sonia said...

Hi Dear,
The chips are looking so good and tempting

Suma Gandlur said...

Are you deep frying or just sauteeing?

Santosh Bangar said...

nice and innovative way of cooked bittergourd

Panchpakwan said...

Crispy and chips..

Shobha said...

I love karelas...this is a nice side dish.

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Saraswathi Iyer said...

I just love these. Loks yummy.

Magia da Inês said...

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Olá, amiga!

Passei para uma visitinha...
Não conheço abóbora amarga.Mas o chips está tão convidativo... parece delicioso!...
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Ambreen said...

I love bitter gourd ... And you make it look so good. Yummy!!!! Thanks for the tip :)

Shri said...

It is my fav vegetable..and done this way, I cannot stop eating!!