2009/04/06

BITTERGOURD PAKODA



INGREDIENTS:

Bittergourd - 2 long ones
Besan / Channadal flour - 2 cups
Chilli powder - 3 tbsps
Salt to taste

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Chopped bittergours to small pieces.
2) In a big vessel , mix veggie,flour, chilli powder and salt.
3) Add sufficient water and mix them as per the required proportion.
4) Heat oil for deep frying in a heavy bottomed vessel . Once hot, use a spoon to drop mixture to make pakodas.

Serve hot with sauce.This goes to Recipes for the Rest of Us - Starters hosted by Sunshinemom ,event started by Ramki

24 comments :

Gita's Kitchen said...

The look so crispy and yummy Shama, I used to just fry the slices, adding besan is new to me. I should try out your method soon :)

Kitchen Flavours said...

Wow this is something new to me. Looks yum...

Vicky Xavier. said...

Bitter gourd pakoda looks great dear.
Nice entry.

Madhumathi said...

I can eat bittergourd only in this way..Looks good!

Ann said...

this is new to me..havent tried with bittergouds..can imagine how it will taste..cute.

Priya said...

Thats a better way to eat bittergourd...looks so crunchy ndelicious..

Deepa Hari said...

Yummy pakodas Shama...feel like having some.

Smitha said...

I love bittergourd. Never tried pakoras though. Great idea

Uma said...

never made bittergourd pakodas. Sounds interesting. They look so yummy!

Pooja said...

Never had this..looking nice...

Superchef said...

such a great way to disguise bittergourd in pakoras!! :D

Priya Sriram said...

Pakoda is my yummy favourite!! :)

Yasmeen said...

Crunchy Pakoda with Karela,love the idea:)

Lavanya said...

Aren't they bitter?New to me..nice recipe..i never heard of this!!

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

Bittergourd pakodas look crispy I did love to have them on this nice rainy day...

Varsha Vipins said...

I never knew of pakoda's with bittergourd..good one da..:)

Sanghi said...

Yummmy different dish shama. This is perfect for the event too.. :)

Swapna said...

this looks good.. I love bittergourd...but never made pakodas with them !!!

Dhanya Nambirajan said...

Bitter gourd pokoda.. really interesting.You are very creative yaar.Have never had these pokodas ,have bookmarked the recipe.

Purva Desai said...

This is one healthy version of pakoras....thanks for sharing

srikars kitchen said...

really awesome.. LOoks crispy.. delicious...

sowmya said...

i love bittergourd..so i think I would like this..will try it sometime.

Akal's Saappadu said...

i love pakodas, nice crunchy snack! have never tries bittergourd this way (though I've tasted bittergourd papads :) nice way to eat them :)

AnuSriram said...

Nice snack.. Crunchy munchy!