Monday, April 4, 2011

Kovakkai- stir fry

Ingredients:

Kovakkai- 3 cups (cut lengthwise )
Onions- 1 large chopped finely
Green chilli-1 chopped finely
Coriander powder- 2 tsp
ginger garlic paste
Chilli powder – 1 tsp or acc to taste
Turmeric powder- ¼ tsp
Salt to taste
Oil- 4 to 5 tsp
For seasoning
Mustard seeds- ¼ tsp
Curry leaves - few

Method:

  • Heat oil in a pan add the seasoning items. 
  • Add the chopped onion and green chilli and fry till the onions become transparent. 
  • Then add the ginger garlic paste and fry till the raw smell disappears. 
  • Now add the kovakkai pieces and fry for some time. 
  • Add the turmeric, coriander &chilli powders.  
  • Add little water , simmer the flame and close it with a lid. 
  • Cook till the Kovaikai becomes tender and oil seperates. 
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with rice.

12 comments:

  1. Looks mouthwatering!!! They are tendlis rite??
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  2. Lovely...I never add coriander powder in this stir fry...Shud try it next time as urs look yumm...

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  3. A perfect side dish for rotis- nice n yummy recipe!
    US Masala

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  4. Kovvakai stir fry looks delicious, for today's lunch i made them.

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  5. Good side dish for sambar rice

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  6. Perfect and yummy...delicious fry.

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  7. perfect curry...just need sambar!
    looks yumm!
    Smitha
    Smitha's Spicy Flavors

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  8. I love it, I hardly see this veggie here:( This is a good combo' with pulkahs.

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  9. wonderful curry Sheena - Roasted to perfection!

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