I always want to post more bitter gourd recipes, because it is one of the most requested recipe in my blog. I dont buy it often, i only get it occasionally. So last week when we went for shopping, i took couple of these to try this recipe and share here..This recipe is so easy to make and so delicious and crispy to eat..Love it..
Preparation Time : 10 mins
Resting Time : 30 mins
Cooking Time : 2 to 3 mins per batch
Serves : 4
Bitter Gourds / Pavakkai - 2 large(around 4 cups sliced)
Salt - 2 tblspn
Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi - 1 tsp
Chilli Powder - 1 tblspn
Salt a pinch
Gram Flour / Besan / Kadalai mavu - 1/2 cup
Rice Flour / Arisi Mavu - 1/2 cup
Oil for Deep Frying
Slice bittergourd into thin rounds. Now place this in a colander, sprinkle with 2 tblspn salt and turmeric powder. Mix well using your hands. Set aside for 30 mins. Now wash this really well and drain off the water.
Take this in a bowl, add a pinch of salt if needed. Taste and check for seasoning.
Add in all the ingredients except oil and mix well.
Heat oil for deep frying.
Drop this in hot oil and fry till golden. Drain and set aside.
Serve with rice and rasam.
|Take few bittergourd|
|slice them thinly|
|Place that in a colander|
|Sprinkle some salt and turmeric powder|
|Massage it really well all over bittergourd..|
Leave it to rest for 15 mins
|this is how it looks after 15 mins|
|Now rinse them well and set aside so the water drains off|
|now take them in a bowl|
|sprinkle some salt, add little salt, because even after|
you wash there may be some salt in the bitter gourds
|Add in chilli powder|
|add in garam masala powder|
|now add a good amount of gram flour|
|and some rice flour|
|mix that well|
|deep fry in hot oil|
|fry till it is crispy and golden|
|drain and serve|