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.

7 comments:

Sush said...

I too make similar palya, but without the garlic. Looks tasty!

Sushma Mallya said...

Tondekai palya is looks v nice and must have tasted yum !

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

Love this version of tindora,will try it...

Vimitha Anand said...

My mom loves this veggie and will surely try this when she comes here...

Medifast Coupon Code 2011 said...

I have never heard of ivy gourd, kind of looks like a little cucumber.

Priya said...

Simply delicious palya,inviting..

Malar Gandhi said...

Delicious preparation, love dondakaya