Dondakaya or Tindora or Kovakka or Tondekayi or Ivy gourd or Little gourd Pulusu or Tamarind curry

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Ingredients:
Dondakaya ½ kg or 1 pound
Onion 1 big sized and finely chopped
Chana dal 1 teaspoon
Urad dal 1 teaspoon
Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon
Jeera ½ teapoon
Red chillies 3
Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon
(adjust accordingly)
Curry leaves 1 string
Mustard powder 1 teaspoon
Turmeric powder 3 pinches
Tamarind pulp of 2 inch tamarind
Oil 2 teaspoons
Salt as needed


Preparation
1. Chop donadakaya into small circular pieces. Cook them in a cooker or a deep pan.
2. Heat a deep pan or skillet add oil after oil is heated add urad dal, mustard seeds, red chillies, curry leaves and hing.
3. When mustard seeds splutter and urad dal changes to golden color. Add the onion pieces when they turn translucent, add the tamarind paste.
4. When the pulp starts to boil add the dondakaya pieces and mix well.
  5. Add mustard powder, salt and turmeric powder. Cook for 10 minutes.
6. Add red chilli powder and mix well. Cook for 2 minutes and switch off the stove.




19 comments:

Sensible Vegetarian said...

Spicy and yummy one.

Vimitha Anand said...

Yummy and tasty-looking stir fry...

Mugdha said...

i love this vegie...it looks soo yumm..:)

Vardhini said...

My favorite vegetable .. perfectly made.

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divya said...

Yummy! flavorful and tasty!

SravsCulinaryConcepts said...

perfect and yummy stir fry !!

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Premalatha Aravindhan said...

Wow am a gr8 fan of tindaora,loved ur version luks very tempting...

Jay said...

healthy n tasty version..:P
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aipi said...

Delicious n tangy!
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Vatsala. said...

Very tempting.
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Reshmi Mahesh said...

Delicious spicy stir fry..

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

super duper yummy !!!

Neha said...

looks good...

Now Serving said...

lovely pics and wonderful curry :)

hemalata said...

Tangy and tasty Dondakaya fry.

Latha said...

Curry looks wonderful...

Treat and Trick said...

Simple and delicious stir fry!

Rinku Naveen said...

Liked this version of Kovakka fry..Good one

Arti said...

A tangy treat, sets my mouth watering!

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