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Karela Chips | Bitter Gourd Chips

Crisp Delicious fried Bitter Gourd chips
Course: Main Course, Side Dish, snacks/starters
Cuisine: Indian Cuisine
Keyword: Bitter Gourd Chips, karela chips, Karela Kachri
Servings: 4 person
Author: Anjana Chaturvedi


  • 3 Bitter Gourd / Karela
  • 2 tbsp Arrowroot / Corn Flour / Tapkir
  • 2 tbsp Rice flour
  • 1 tbsp Red Chili Powder/ Laal Mirch
  • 1 tbsp Mango Powder / Amchoor Powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder / Dhaniya Powder
  • to taste Salt
  • To Fry Cooking oil
  • 1 tsp Chat masala to sprinkle


  • Wash and peel bitter gourd/karela and then slice to make thin roundals.
  • Apply 1 tsp of salt on the karela slices and keep aside for 1/2 hour
  • Wash them well and spread on a cloth napkin for a minute to absorb all the extra water ,but no need to squeeze the water.
  • Now put the slices in a wide bowl.
  • Add all the spices in the karela slices and mix well
  • now add corn flour and rice flour and mix well.
  • Heat oil in a wide and deep pan.
  • Add few karela slices in hot oil and fry.
  • First add on high heat then reduce the flame to medium.Deep fry the chips till golden and crisp.
  • Drain on a paper napkin to remove all the extra fat.
  • Can sprinkle with some chat masala before serving.
  • Serve immediately with your meal or as a snack.


1-Peeling karela is optional,you can make it without peeling too.
2-Better to serve immediately as they become soft if kept for some time.
3-Slice thinly to make them crisp.