Bittergourd Fritters are a cultivated taste. Most do not like the bitterness, hence avoid making it. This is one preparation which is made quite often at home because all of us love any dish made of this vegetable. A simple meal of Dal, Rice and Bittergourd Fritters is sheer bliss!
- 2 medium sized Bittergourd
- 150 gms Rice flour
- 2 tbsps Kashmiri chilly powder
- 1 tsp Hing/asafoetida
- Oil for frying the fritters
Wash and slice the Bittergourd into roundels. Tip in the Rice flour, chilly powder, Asafoetida and salt into a bowl. Add enough water to make a batter of pouring consistency. Heat oil in a pan. Dip the Bittergourd slices in the batter and gently slide them into the hot oil. Deep fry till crisp. Drain on tissue paper and serve hot.