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Karela Chips | Pavakkai Chips

4.40 from 5 votes

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Sharing a very easy Karela Chips recipe which can be had as it is or can be paired as side dish with plain Dal-rice or Sambar-rice. Karela / Pavakkai in Tamil or bitter gourd is believed to have properties to regulate blood sugar levels and also possess other health benefits. My family loves this as a side dish so I make it at Least once a week.
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Recipe CategoryVegetarian
Served AsSnacks
CuisineSouth Indian
Servings 3
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Ingredients
  

  • 250 grams bitter gourd
  • 2-3 tsp Oil for cooking
  • Salt as per taste to make chips
  • Extra 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon Fennel seeds
  • Pinch of turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mango powder
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Corriander powder
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Instructions
 

  • Wash and thinly slice the bitter gourd. Sprinkle 2 teaspoons salt and mix and let it sit for 10 minutes.
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  • After 10 minutes squeeze out the liquid from the bitter gourd and wash several times under running tap water.
  • Heat oil, add fennel seeds and karela slices and mix.
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  • Now add all the other spices and salt. Fry stirring occasionally. This will take 10-12 minutes
  • We are having Pavakkai or karela chips as side dish with drumsticks sambar and dalia rice.
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Pv Iyer
Pv Iyer

I am a HomeBaker and a tutor. I own my business in the name Cookies & Crumbs. Currently operating from Nashik.

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