Friday, May 15, 2009

TINDORA ALOO CURRY- KOVAKKAI URULAI PORIYAL- IVY GOURD POTATO CURRY

TINDORA ALOO CURRY- KOVAKKAI URULAI PORIYAL- IVY GOURD POTATO CURRY

Ingredients

Tindora(kovakai-Ivy gourd -little gourd)-150gms(slit into four quarters)
Potato-2 ea Medium (deskin & cubed)
Oil-1tbsp
Mustard seed-1tsp
Urad dhal-1 tsp
Red chilli powder-2 tsp(acc to taste)
Turmeric powder-1 tsp
Salt- to taste
Curry leaves-1 sprig
Asafoetida(Hing)- a pinch

Method

Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seed,urad dhal,curry leaves & saute few mins.


Add tindora,aloo chilli powder, turmeric powder,hing,salt & mix well.


Allow to cook with lid on top & if needed sprinkle water.


Cook until almost done & serve hot with Plain rice or rotis.

21 comments:

  1. Nice combo with rice...looks good.

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  2. I love kovakka, we don't get here though which is a pity.
    Thislooks really yumm.

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  3. New combo to me....yummy sri...

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  4. wow! 1st time here ...lovely blog ..tHis tindora curry is my fav ...adding aloo sounds great will try soon Thanks for sharing

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  5. never tried tindora,looks yumm!!

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  6. New combo to me looks yummilicious

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  7. tindora aloo curry looks delicious and tasty..yum yum..its been long time since i had tindora..we dont get it here :(

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  8. Its looking lovely.. and nice combination. Perfect color and goes well with rice and roti.

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  9. Love kovakkai, new combination with aloo. Nice dish.

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  10. Wow spicy n yummy dish. Love the combo of tindora with aloo...great with rice!

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  11. I like Kovakkai a lot, but never paired it up with potatoes. I love the way they are sometimes a bright red when ripe inside... such a cute looking veggie it is.

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  12. never tried this combo ..... nice one ...... will try this .......

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  13. Great combo, delicious curry!

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  14. This dish sure looks yummy, loved your special biryani masala..need to try making my own too :). You are lucky to have a chef in your own house..so who does the cooking gal??

    Thanks for stopping by my blog.

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  15. Lovely combination,very new combo too..looks yum!

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  16. Very nice combo... I deep fry both the veggies... but never thought of combining them... will do it next time!!

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  17. Thanks for ur comments Sri ... u have a lovely blog with many yummy dishes ... nice to have found ur blog .. will be visitng often :)

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  18. Love tindora. Not tried this combination. Looks yummmm

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