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KARTHYA  BAALUK(BITTER GOURD CHIPS)

The bittergourd chips are very easy to prepare and an instant preparation that goes very well with meals. This can be a substitute to the fried papad and other fritters that is served with the main meal. It can also be used as a snack along with tea/coffee in the evenings.

Ingredients:

bitter gourd-1no(large),

chilli powder-2tsps,

turmeric powder-1/2 tsp,

hing powder-1/8 tsp,

rice flour-2 tsps,

urid powder-1tsp,

salt to taste and

oil for frying.

Method:

Wash and slice the bittergourd into thin round pieces.

Mix all the powders and salt(call it masala).

Roll the bittergourd pieces in the masala.

Keep it for about 2 mts for curing.

Deep fry in oil till it becomes crispy.

Remove them with a perforated laddle to remove the excess oil and spread them on a large paper napkin to have the balance excess oil absorbed in the paper.

Chips are ready for use.

To maintain its crispiness , store them in an air-tight container after cooling. It can be stored for a few days.

NOTE:

Fresh chips can also be made with vegetables like ladies finger(cut into 1′” pieces),brinjals(cut into round pieces) etc.

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