Bitter Gourd Peel Puri Recipe

Bitter Gourd Peel Puri Recipe is a crispy puffy Indian bread made with whole wheat flour and is also mixed along with bitter gourd peel. You can serve it with your favourite Aloo KI Sabzi and Boondi Raita.

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Bitter Gourd Peel Puri Recipe
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Bitter Gourd Peel Puri Recipe, is an innovative trial on a very famous Indian bread that is fried in deep oil. The bitter gourd peel is often thrown away and is not used in most of the dishes because of the strong bitterness from the vegetable. But very little it is known about its nutritional benefits to the skin.

It contains Vitamin C which is very much need for the skin and hair. This helps as a powerful antioxidants which reduces all the negative radical from the body. By adding bitter gourd into the puri dough it also helps to give a good crunchy texture and as well can be paired with various gravy dishes.

Serve the Bitter Gourd Peel Puri Recipe along with Chole Masala, Pickled Onions and Boondi Raita by the side to enjoy your breakfast. 

if you are looking for more Puri Recipes, here are some : 

  1. Puri Recipe (Puffed Fried Indian Bread)
  2. Matar Ki Puri (Crispy Puffed Indian Bread With Peas)
  3. Achari Masala Puri Recipe

Course: Side Dish
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Hard Anodised Kadai (Wok)
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

25 M

Total in

35 M


4 Servings


  • 2 cups Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1/2 cup Gram flour (besan)
  • 1 cup Karela (Bitter Gourd/ Pavakkai) , peel
  • 2 tablespoon Ajwain (Carom seeds)
  • 2 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander Powder (Dhania)
  • Salt , to taste
  • Oil , for frying

How to make Bitter Gourd Peel Puri Recipe

  1. To begin making the Bitter Gourd Peel Puri Recipe, mix all the ingredients into a bowl including whole wheat flour, gram flour, karela peel, caraway seeds, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder and salt.

  2. Add water slowly and knead it into a soft dough and keep it ready. Rest the dough for atleast 30 minutes.

  3. Heat oil in the kadai to fry the puris and keep it ready.

  4. Make small balls out of the dough and dust the rolling table with flour and flatten the puris with the rolling pin. See to that you make small thick size round out of the dough.

  5. As you have rolled all the dough now, heat a Kadai and add oil. When oil gets heated, gently add a flattened puri.

  6. Using a frying spoon or slotted spoon gently press the puri, put some hot oil on top and move in a circular way.

  7. You will notice that the puri gets puffed and rises up. At this point, turn it to the other side and fry till it turns golden brown. Do not keep the puri in oil for more than 2 Minutes else it will become brittle.

  8. Drain it on kitchen towel, continue the deep frying process for all the other flattened puris.

  9. Serve the Bitter Gourd Peel Puri Recipe along with Chole Masala, Pickled Onions and Boondi Raita by the side to enjoy your breakfast.