Sunday, August 29, 2010

Katta meeta kovakka(ivy gourd)

  • 250gm kovakka(ivy gourd)
  • 2 tsp oil
  • 1/4 tsp cumin seed
  • 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 2 green chillies cut into small pieces
  • 1 big onion cut into small pieces
  • 1 tomato cut length wise
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 2 tsp tamarind pulp soaked in water
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • salt
  • coriander leaves
Cut kovakka lengthwise into 4.Sprinkle some salt and keep it aside.Heat oil in a pan.Splutter cumin seeds.Add onion,ginger-garlic paste, green chillies, turmeric and saute well.Now ,add kovakka and cook covered on low flame.When half cooked, add tomato, chilli powder,coriander powder,salt .When cooked,add tamarind pulp (just enough to suit your taste) and sugar (again just as much as per individual choice).When all masala get coated on kovakka, remove the pan from the flame.Serve hot garnished with coriander leaves.

1 comment:

  1. Oh wow.. this version is slightly new to me and impressive too. Will give it a try soon :)