Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Kovakkai / Ivy Gourd Fry

Ivy Gourd is one such vegetable that helps regulate glucose level in blood. Ivy Gourd got its popularity very recently. During my childhood days, I have never seen these available plenty in vegetable market like now.
Kovakkai 200g
Sambar Powder 1tbsp (leveled)
Pearl Onions 4
Curry Leaves 5
Mustard Seeds ¾ tsp
Salt ½ tsp


Chop Pearl Onions. Chop Kovakkai into thin circular pieces.


Heat Oil in a Pan. When hot, add Mustard Seeds.When popped, reduce flame. Now add Pearl Onions and Curry Leaves.
When Onions become translucent, add chopped Ivy Gourd. Fry on a medium flame till done.

Serves: 2-3
Serve with Rice and Sambar.

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