Hagalakai pakoda or bitter gourd chips recipe explained with step by step pictures. Hagalakayi pakoda or Karela fry is prepared using bitter gourd, gram flour, rice flour, red chili powder, salt and asafoetida. Hagalakai pakoda or karela chips are deep fried bittergourd fritters.
I have made this hagalakai pakoda or karela fry recipe simple. I used only red chili powder and asafoetida. However you can add carom (ajwain) seeds or cumin seeds or crushed coriander seeds or amchur powder, depending on your taste. You can also add finely chopped ginger and garlic, if you like your hagalaki pakoda or karela fry that way. Try this tasty, crispy and easy snack on this weekend and enjoy with a cup of tea.
This is a very tasty snacks recipe using bitter gourd. Bitter gourd has numerous health benefits. I have posted 3 more tasty recipes using bitter gourd like bitter gourd sweet curry or hagalakayi sihi gojju, bitter gourd stir fry or hagalakai palya and bitter gourd or hagalakayi chutney recipes.
These hagalaki pakoda or karela fry can be served as a teatime snacks or as a sidedish along with a multi course meal. But adjust the salt and spices accordingly.
If you are looking for more deep fried snacks or fritters recipes then do check my mangalore buns, doddapathre bajji, crispy chilli bajji, goli baje, stuffed mirchi bajji, kayi vade and maddur vada recipes.
Preparation time: 30 min
Cooking time: 10 min
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