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Bitter Gourd Chips Recipe | Karela Chips Recipe | Pavakkai Chips Recipe

Bitter Gourd Chips Recipe with step by step pictures. Spicy and crunchy pavakkai chips or karela chips is a crunchy snack which is healthy.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Resting Time 30 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Snacks
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 servings
Calories 147 kcal


  • 2 large Bitter Gourd around 4 cups sliced
  • 2 tbsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tbsp Chilli Powder
  • Salt a pinch
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • ½ cup Gram Flour
  • ½ cup Rice Flour
  • Oil for Deep Frying


  • Slice bitter gourd 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.


Nutrition Facts
Bitter Gourd Chips Recipe | Karela Chips Recipe | Pavakkai Chips Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 servings)
Calories 147 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Saturated Fat 0.2g1%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.4g
Sodium 3533mg154%
Potassium 332mg9%
Carbohydrates 28g9%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 818IU16%
Vitamin C 39mg47%
Calcium 27mg3%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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