Sunday, January 17, 2010

Kovakkai Fry /Tindli Fry / Ivy gourd Fry




Ingredients:
Kovakkai /Tindli / Ivy gourd - 1/2 kg
Sambar powder - 3-4 tsps
Madras curry powder - 2-3 tsps
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Hing - a pinch
Salt - as required
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Urad dal - 1 tsp
Oil

Method:
Cut the Kovakkai into lengthy thin slices and wash them nicely before cutting.
Now take a kadai and season with mustard seeds, Urad dal and hing by pouring some oil.
Now put the washed and cut Tindli slices on the seasoning and mix nicely.
Add salt, turmeric powder, sambar powder and Madras curry powder and mix nicely.
Close the kadai with a lid and cover it and cook.
You can open the lid and stir the kovakkais in between adding little more oil if you want.
After the kovakkai is cooked ,remove from fire and transfer it to a vessel.
The curry is hot and ready to be served with sambar or rasam rice or even with chappathis if you like.

27 comments:

  1. Hi

    we call it Tindora, nice dish with sambar powder, got to try it..

    cheers

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  2. ivy gourd...hmmm i just happen to have it at home.. will try this

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  3. my favourite fry...healthy and delicious one...nice combo with rasam rice..

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  4. Fry is so tempting.
    BTW thanks for visiting my blog and directing me to yours, will visit often.

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  5. very nice...i make it once in a while..!!

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  6. Delicious fry, looks prefect with hot steaming rasam rice..

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  7. Well, grin...most of these ingredients are totally new to me but that is why I love coming here...to learn. Looks very yummy indeed!

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  8. Lovely dish. Something different and looks delicious.

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  9. hey very nice stirfry...nice recipe...u hv nice recipe collection, i am adding u in my blog roll...hey i was trying 2 follow u, but m nt able 2 c nythng below the name followers...mny times i hv refreshd the page but sme prbm.

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  10. love this anytime.
    Simple but yummy and goes well with sambar/curd rice

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  11. My all time fav fry..i always use olive oil for this...yumm

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  12. Actually i don't like kovakkai...i don't know why...after seeing this recipe,i'm going to try this..its healthy too.thanks for the post!

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  13. Nice click dear...this is one of my favorite...I love this with rice and rasam :)

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  14. My all time fav....Looks yummyyyy...

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  15. Lovely dish. All time favourite.

    Chitchat

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  16. I don't get them here ! Simply love them and the sambhar powder addition I have to try. Ellam India trip la try pannanum..*sigh*

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  17. never tried adding sambar powder..next time will surely try this..it will go gr8 wih rice!!
    Renuka
    http://cookingyummy.blogspot.com/

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  18. Nice recipe,using curry & sambar powder would be given a nice taste to it...delicious and nice one..

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  19. Hi, thanks for visiting my space and therefore helping me discover your beautiful space. Tindla is our fav too. this fried dish looks very yummy and am sure sambar powder must have given it a pungent aroma.

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  20. wow..love this veggie..never tried adding sambhar powder..

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  21. This is an all time fav of mine...perfect fry Indu :-)

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  22. Delicious fry,love to have with hot sambar rice..YUM.

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