1/4 kg Bitter Gourd
1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
1/2 – 1 tsp Chilly powder
a pinch of Asafoetida
1 tbsp Rice Flour
2 – 3 tbsp Oil
Salt to taste
1. Wash bitter gourd, slit them into halves, de-seed and then cut into small pieces.
2. Sprinkle salt and turmeric powder, mix well; leave aside for an hour or so.
3. When about to fry, sprinkle chilly powder, rice flour and asafoetida powder, mix thoroughly.
4. Pour oil onto a non stick pan, add gourd pieces, fry on high flame stirring all the while till crisp.