KOVAKKAI (TINDORA) ARAITHU VITTA CURRY

KOVAKKAI (TINDORA) ARAITHU VITTA CURRY

kovakka

ITEMS REQUIRED:

  1. Kovakkai                                              ½ kg
  2. Sundrop oil                                         3 spoons
  3. Mustard, urad dal                          ½ spoon each for tempering
  4. Onion                                                      2
  5. Tomato                                                 2
  6. Green chilly                                        4
  7. Ginger                                                    small piece
  8. Salt                                                         as required
  9. Coconut                                               ½ cup
  10. Peanuts                                               10
  11. Red chilly                                            3
  12. Corriander leaves                          as required

METHOD-1:

Cut kovakkai into small pieces, boil well and keep.

Heat oil in tawa, add items in 3.

Add items 4 , 5 & 6, fry for 3 minutes, then add boiled kovakkai.

Wetgrind items 7 to 11 , pour in boiling items of tawa, allow to become a gravy & serve.

Decorate with coriander leaves.

KOVAKKAI CURRY – METHOD2 (SIMPLE)

kovakka-method2

Boil kovakka in microwave for 10 minutes (you can prepare without boiling also, but may take little more oil & time).

Heat 3 spoons oil in kadai, add mustard, urad dal, then kovakkai , salt , chilli powder & hing.

Keep stove in low flame, allow it to fry well, keep stirring every 2 minutes, sprinkling water as required.

Once it is fully cooked, add 2 spoons olive oil mix well and switch off stove after a minute.

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