August 31, 2009

Kovakkai poriyal


This tiny looking vegetable called Ivy gourd in english is rich in protein & fibre. It taste good when served with hot rice, rasam & dal. Simple to make but taste great.
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Ingredients :
  1. Kovakkai - 500 gms
  2. Onion - 1 no
  3. Tomato - 1 no
  4. Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  5. Urad dal - 1 tsp
  6. Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  7. Chilly powder - 2 tsp (ur spice ratio)
  8. Corriander powder - 1 tsp
  9. Oil - 1 tbsp
  10. Water -1/2 cup
  11. Salt to taste

Method :

1. Finely slice the kovakkai & keep aside.

2. Heat oil in the pan, add mustard seeds & urad dal.

3. Add finely chopped onion & turmeric powder. Saute for 4 mins.

4. Add finely chopped tomatoes & salt. Saute.

5. Add kovakkai , chilly powder, corrainder powder, water & salt. Cover and cook until done.

Serve warm with hot rice.

6 comments :

srikars kitchen said...

Nice entry.. looks yummy..

srikars kitchen said...

Nice entry.. looks yummy..

Vidhya said...

curry looks really yummy swapna

Sanghi said...

Yummy poriyal. I haven't cooked kovakai yet, will try it!

Priti said...

Simple n best...love it...

Chitra said...

I never knew kovakkai is rich in protein..Will start to use this veggie.Urs i looking gr8.Will try ..

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