Bitter Gourd Chips - Kakarakaya chips

Are you looking for the procedure to make Kakarakaya (Bitter Gourd) chips at home? Bitter Gourd Chips (Kakarakaya chips) are very healthy and tasty food specially for Diabetes patients. Read this article to know the ingredients and procedure to make Kakarakaya Chips.

A very tasty and healthy food for those who do not like bitter gourd.

Many people especially children do not like bitter gourds.

benefits from bittergourd

- Good food for diabetics
- Good for Piles patients
- Good for thyroid patients
- Good for Asthma patients
- helps in improving eye sight
- patients suffering with cholera


Bitter Gourd - 1/2 kg.
Butter Milk - 1/2 ltr.
Salt - To taste
Mirchi - 3 tsp
Oil - 50 gms.


Wash the bitter gourd. Drain the water. Cut into round pieces. Take a bowl and pour the butter milk and put on the stove and switch on the flame. Let the buttermilk become little warm, then put the pieces of bittergourd and allow it to boil well. While boiling put little salt. Allow it cook for 10 minutes. Drain the buttermilk. Keep the pieces aside. Now, put a piece of cloth on the floor, and keep one, one piece of bitter gourd on the cloth or on plate, and put it in the sun light. Put these bittergourd pieces in the sunlight for 2 to 3 days depending upon the temperature. Once it becomes dry, then we can stop putting them in the sunlight. Now take a bowl and pour the oil and allow the oil to become warm. Once it becomes hot, then start putting the pieces of bitter gourd. Keep the flame on the medium and allow the pieces to turn into dark brown colour. Once it comes to brown colour, remove it from the oil, now put the balance pieces. Continue the process till all the pieces are finished. Once the process is completed. put all the fried bitter gourd pieces in one bowl and put the mirchi powder and salt. This should be done when the pieces are hot only. So that it will observe the salt and mirch. Now, keep these pieces in a clean bottle and use whenever required.

This can be preserved for more days. It sugar patient takes these chips atleast 5 pieces a day continuously good results will come.


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