Sunday, July 4, 2010

Ivy Gourd / Dondakaya Pachadi

Here i am with a Ivy Gourd item .........

What We Need :

Ivy Gourd - 1/4 kg approximately 20-25 number
Green Chillies - 2no can be changed to your taste
Garlic cloves - 4no
Jeera - 1/2spn
Tamarind - small lemon size or less than that depends on the sour taste
Jaggery - 1/2spn

For Popu

Mustard Seeds - 1/4spn
Jeera - 1/4spn
Urad dal - 1spn
Red Chillies - 2no
Curry Leaves -  a sprig

Salt to taste

How To Do :

  • Clean Ivy gourd remove tip and toe and cut them into 1inch pieces.
  • In a pan heat 1spn oil splutter jeera then add green chillies , garlic cloves and ivy gourd pieces let them cook by keeping a lid on top of it. Let them cook until they turn soft it takes around 8-10 minutes in the meanwhile ones mix with the spatula so that it wont stick to the bottom. 
  • Ones it is cool add tamarind , jaggery and grind it no need to add water for this if its hard to grind add a very little water.
  • Now do the popu, heat 1spn oil splutter mustard seeds, jeera and add urad dal, red chillies, curry leaves.
 Here is my Ivy Gourd / Dondakaya Pachadi tastes good with white rice can also take it with Idly and Dosa items .........

1 comment:

  1. Woww.. dondakaya pachadi.. chusthuntene norooruthondi.. I too make this pachadi.. looks perfect dear !!

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