Karela (Bitter Gourd) Chips in 5 Mins

Introduction: Karela (Bitter Gourd) Chips in 5 Mins

Here's the vegetable, Karela (Bitter Gourd) that is famous of its bitter
taste among children and adults of all ages. It is used more as a medicine than a vegetable. It has immense health benefits but is still consumed very less frequently.

This recipe of karela chips will help you develop its taste among children while adding a ‘X’ factor of chips!!

  • Category: Vegetarian
  • Course: Snacks & Appetizers
  • Cuisine: Indian
  • Technique: Deep Fry
  • Level of difficulty: Intermediate
  • Prep Time: 3 mins
  • Cook Time: 2 mins
  • Servings: 1 Persons
  • Learning: Deep Frying


  • Fresh Karela/s
  • Oil for frying (Sunflower/olive) [You may use oil of your choice]
  • Table Salt
  • Chat Masala


  • Kadhai (Wide pan for frying)
  • Small Serving bowl for serving

Step 1: Slicing the Karela (Bitter Gourd)

Step 1: Slice the Karela (Bitter Gourd) into small circular/full moon pieces. Try to keep the thickness uniform for proper frying. They shouldn’t be too thin nor too thick.

Soak in cloth (water content remove)

Step 2:

Step 3: Frying Chips

Step 2: Heat up the oil in kadhai.

Step 3: Fry the sliced pieces in batches to a crisp brown. Fry on medium flame.

(Adult supervision required while frying)

Step 4: Ready to Serve

Step 4: Drain the excess oil using a wire strainer. Sprinkle some salt and mild spices.

Serve it as a snack or with main course.

Hope you liked it !!

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