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Kovakkai pachadi | Dondakaya pachadi | Tindora raita | Ivy gourd raita recipe

Kovakkai pachadi | Dondakaya pachadi | Tindora raita | Ivy gourd raita recipe with detailed step by step instructions with pictures and video recipe below. 

Kovakkai pachadi Dondakaya pachadi Tindora raita Ivy gourd raita recipe

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What is Kovakkai pachadi

Kovakkai pachadi / Dondakaya pachadi / Tindora raita / Ivy gourd raita is a pachadi recipe or raita recipe prepared by using kovakkai. In Tamilnadu, we call it Kovakkai. Kovakkai is also known as Ivy gourd, Tindora and Dondakaya. It is a healthy vegetable that is used to prepare many recipes like Kovakkai avial, Kovakkai pachadi, Kovakkai Mor curry, Kovakkai fry and Kovakkai potato masala. Kovakkai Pachadi is an easy veg curry recipe prepared as a side dish for rice. You can also check other rice side dish recipes like

Kovakkai pachadi Dondakaya pachadi Tindora raita Ivy gourd raita recipe

For this kovakkai pachadi, first cut kovakkai into slightly thick round slices. Fry kovakkai until it turns golden brown. Then make a coconut paste and saute it until the raw smell goes well. Then add curd and fried kovakkai and mix well. Tasty flavourful kovakkai pachadi is ready to serve with rice. You can also check other curry recipes like

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Kovakkai pachadi Dondakaya pachadi Tindora raita Ivy gourd raita recipe

Kovakkai pachadi | Dondakaya pachadi | Tindora raita | Ivy gourd raita

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Kovakkai pachadi / Dondakaya pachadi / Tindora raita / Ivy gourd raita is a pachadi recipe or raita recipe prepared by using kovakkai. It is an easy veg curry recipe prepared as a side dish for rice.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Curry, Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4
Calories 355 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 15 Kovakkai
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • Salt (as needed)

For grind

  • ½ cup Coconut
  • 5 Small onion
  • 3 Green chilly
  • ½ tsp Mustard seeds
  • ½ tsp Jeera
  • Water (as needed)

For tempering

  • 1 tsp Oil
  • ¼ tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1 Red chilly
  • Curry leaves (few)

Instructions

  • Cut kovakkai into slightly thick round slices.
  • In a mixer, add coconut, green chilly, small onion, ½ tsp mustard seeds, ½ tsp jeera and water and grind it into a smooth paste.
  • Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan.
  • Add kovakkai and salt and fry it on low flame until it turns golden brown and keep it aside.
  • Heat 1 tsp oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds, red chilly and curry leaves and saute well.
  • Add grinded coconut paste and saute for a few minutes on low flame until the raw smell goes well.
  • Add curd and salt mix well and switch off the flame. Don’t allow it to boil.
  • Finally, add fried kovakkai and mix well.
  • Tasty kovakkai pachadi / dondakaya pachadi is ready to serve with rice.

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Kovakkai pachadi | Dondakaya pachadi | Tindora raita | Ivy gourd raita recipe with step by step pictures:

1.Cut kovakkai into slightly thick round slices.

Kovakkai pachadi Dondakaya pachadi Tindora raita Ivy gourd raita recipe
Kovakkai pachadi Dondakaya pachadi Tindora raita Ivy gourd raita recipe

2.In a mixer, add coconut, green chilly, small onion, ½ tsp mustard seeds, ½ tsp jeera and water and grind it into a smooth paste.

3.Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan. 

4.Add kovakkai and salt and fry it on low flame until it turns golden brown and keep it aside.

5.Heat 1 tsp oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds, red chilly and curry leaves and saute well. 

6.Add grinded coconut paste and saute for a few minutes on low flame until the raw smell goes well. 

7.Add curd and salt mix well and switch off the flame. Don’t allow it to boil. 

Kovakkai pachadi Dondakaya pachadi Tindora raita Ivy gourd raita recipe
Kovakkai pachadi Dondakaya pachadi Tindora raita Ivy gourd raita recipe

8.Finally, add fried kovakkai and mix well. 

Kovakkai pachadi Dondakaya pachadi Tindora raita Ivy gourd raita recipe
Kovakkai pachadi Dondakaya pachadi Tindora raita Ivy gourd raita recipe
Kovakkai pachadi Dondakaya pachadi Tindora raita Ivy gourd raita recipe

9.Tasty kovakkai pachadi / dondakaya pachadi is ready to serve with rice.

Kovakkai pachadi Dondakaya pachadi Tindora raita Ivy gourd raita recipe

Keywords to understand

Ingredients Other Words

KovakkaiIvy gourd, Tindora, Dondakaya
Saltuppu, namak
Oil enney, tel
Mustard seedskatuku, sarason ke beej
Curry leaveskariveppilai, karee patte
Red chillycivappu milakay, laal mirch
Green chillyPaccai milakay, haree mirch
Jeerajeeragam, cumin seeds
Small onionciriya venkayam, chhota pyaaj
CoconutTenkay, naariyal
CurdTayir, dahee

Note

1.After adding curd, don’t allow it to boil. Just mix it well.
2.Increase or decrease of curd according to the sourness of the curd you use.
3.Grind the coconut into a smooth paste.

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