Kovakka Thoran

Kovakka Thoran

Ivy gourd stir fried with coconut and spices

Ingredients

  • 300 grams Ivy gourd/Kovakka, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 2 Garlic cloves
  • 2 Green chilly
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 2 Shallots whole
  • 2 Shallots, sliced
  • 1 cup Grated coconut
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 2 Dry Chilly
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • 1 tablespoon Coconut oil
  • Salt to taste

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds.
  2. Add dry chilly, curry leaves, sliced shallots, green chilly and cook until soft.
  3. Add ivy gourd and stir fry for few minutes.
  4. Coarsely crush grated coconut with turmeric, cumin seeds, garlic and shallots.
  5. Add this mixture to ivy gourd, mix well and cook covered until ivy gourd is tender.
  6. Serve Kovakka thoran with rice.

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