Thursday, 10 March 2011

Thondekaayi/Ivygourd Palya


Ivygourd
Ingredients:
Thondekaayi/Ivygourd-250g
Onion-1 medium
Curryleaves-1 sprig
Turmeric-1/4tsp
Oil-2tsp
Mustard-1/2tsp
For masala powder:
Dry red chillies-3
Whole coriander seeds-1tsp
Garlic-2cloves
Dry coconut(kobari)-fistful
Puff channa/hurugadale-1tbsp


Method:
1.Wash and cut ivegourd into bite size pieces.
2.Dry grind all the ingredients above for masala into fine powder.
3.Heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds and when they begin to splutter add
onions,curryleaves and turmeric and fry until onions are soft.
4.Add ivegourd and salt fry for 2 minutes and let them cook on a medium low flame
by covering the lid(Do not add water)until they are soft.
5.Add above masala to cooked ivygourd and mix well.Serve hot with rice as a sidedish or with chappatis.
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