Bitter Gourd Chips Recipe

Bitter Gourd Chips tastes delicious and can be served with Hot Masala Tea. You can also pack this your Snack box to munch in between your meals.

Smitha Kalluraya
Bitter Gourd Chips Recipe
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Who doesn’t like chips? But how many of us love bitter gourd chips. We are sure only few hands raised thinking of the bitter gourd. But trust us, these crispy bitter gourd chips are so tasty and are not really bitter. After you taste this chips, you’ll like bitter gourd at least in this form and keep on munching one by one.

Serve Bitter Gourd Chips as your tea time snack along with Hot Masala Tea and Baked Namak Masala Para.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Chips recipes such as

  1. Soy Glazed Renkon Chips Recipe
  2. Sweet Potato & Rosemary Crisps/Chips

Cuisine: Indian
Course: Snack
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

10 M

Total in

20 M


4 Servings


  • 1 Karela (Bitter Gourd/ Pavakkai)
  • 1 Rice flour
  • 1 tablespoon Gram flour (besan)
  • 3/4 tablespoon Corn flour
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander Powder (Dhania)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Fennel seeds (Saunf) , slightly crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon Mango (Raw)
  • 1 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • Salt , to taste
  • Oil , to deep fry

How to make Bitter Gourd Chips Recipe

  1. To begin making the Bitter Gourd Chips recipe, wash bitter gourd and pat dry. Discard ends and cut into thin slices (the slices should neither be too thin nor thick ). No need to de seed them.

  2. Later to the bitter gourd slices, add all the flours and spice powders one by one.

  3. Mix everything well. If required sprinkle just a few drops of water, so that all slices are coated well with masala mixture or you can also add 1-2 teaspoon of hot oil. (don't add more water it will make them soggy).

  4. Meanwhile heat oil in a deep pan/kadai for deep frying. Once its hot, add masala quoted bitter gourd slices to the oil, slice by slice, in batches. 

  5. Fry on medium low flame on both sides till the bitter gourds are crispy. Remove them from oil and drain excess oil on a paper towel.

  6. Repeat the process with the remaining bitter gourd pieces. Crispy bitter gourd fries are ready to munch.

  7. Serve Bitter Gourd Chips as your tea time snack along with Hot Masala Tea and Baked Namak Masala Para.