• Crispy Fried Bitter Gourd (Pavakkai) With Curry Leaves.

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    Crispy Fried Bitter Gourd (Pavakkai) With Curry Leaves.
    Prep: 25 min Cook: 30 min Servings: 4
    by Navaneetham Krishnan
    370 recipes
    Flavours were uplifted with garam masala and curry leaves for an incredible crunchy bite.


    • 4 medium size Indian bitter gourd - remove seeds and sliced thinly.
    • Soak in water for 10 minutes and squeeze to remove excess water.
    • 1/2 tbsp plain chili powder
    • 1/2 tbsp plain curry powder
    • 1 tsp garam masala
    • 1 tsp turmeric powder
    • 1/2 tbsp cornflour
    • 1 tsp rice flour
    • 3-4 sprigs curry leaves - shredded
    • Salt for taste
    • Oil for frying


    1. Into a bowl, mix all the ingredients together.
    2. Sprinkle a little water if needed.
    3. Heat oil and fry in batches till crispy and light brown in color.
    4. Remove and drain on kitchen towel.
    5. Garnish with more curry leaves before serving.

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