Kovakaai curry



Ingredients

Kovakaai/Gherkin/Tindora/Dondakaya
2 tsp oil
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp red chilli powder or sambar powder
Salt to taste
1 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp bengalgram dal
1/2 tsp blackgram dal

Cut the kovakaai into thin rounds or into thin pieces lengthwise. Heat oil, add mustard seeds, bengalgram dal and blackgram dal. When it splutters, add the turmeric powder and then the cut vegetables. Cook on low heat till it becomes soft. Sprinkle some water in between for faster cooking with less oil. Finally add salt and red chilli powder and mix well.

Serve with rice.
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6 comments:

Parita said...

i love tindora...my mom makes in similar way but without dals...perfect with rotis

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

Kovaikai looks very delectable and I love them with rice, rotis and dosa...

Ammu said...

Never tried with dal. Sounds delicious. I prefer making chips with this tindora.

jayasri said...

hi, lovely dry curry...., and my favourite vegetable too.....

Home Cooked Oriya Food said...

looks simple and easy...

luckysanjana said...

I read somewhere that eating gherkins makes you stupid........no jokes seriously.........ayurveda says you shouldnt give children gherkins..........well i dont think i can get stupider than i already am so keep eating it anyway.....lol.........I will post my recipe one day.............its one of things my dear hubby says i make the bestest................

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