Deep-Fried Bitter Melon Seasoned with Garlic & Cheese

Deep-Fried Bitter Melon Seasoned with Garlic & Cheese

The garlic and cheese flavor of this crispy deep-fried bitter melon will whet your appetite. They'll disappear in an instant.


Bitter melon
1 teaspoon (to remove the bitterness)
1 tablespoon
★Grated cheese
1 tablespoon
★Garlic powder
1/2 tablespoon


1. Cut the bitter melon in half and remove the seeds and insides. Cut into 5 mm wide slices and sprinkle with salt. Soak in water to remove the bitter taste.
2. Place the ★ ingredients into a plastic bag and shake to combine.
3. Dry off the bitter melon slices and add to the bag. Add air to the bag and shake. Coat neatly with the powder.
4. Heat oil to 170°C and deep-fry the bitter melon for 2-3 minutes. Once they are crisply fried, they're done.

Story Behind this Recipe

Add a tasty twist to your usual bitter melon.