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Kovakka Mezhukkupuratty /spicy Ivy gourd Fry

Kovakka Mezhukkupuratty / spicy Ivy gourd Fry

Kovakka Mezhukkupuratty / spicy Ivy gourd Fry is a staple dish of Kerala. Mezhukkupuratti is a style of cooking vegetarian dishes in Kerala.



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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian, kerala cuisine
Keyword: Kovakka Mezhukkupuratty, spicy Ivy gourd Fry
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 3
Calories: 104kcal
Author: Sumith Babu

Ingredients

Ingredients to make Kovakka Mezhukkupuratty / spicy Ivy gourd Fry

  • 250 gms Kovakka ivy gourd
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 cloved garlic chopped
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • salt to taste

Instructions

Instructions to make Kovakka Mezhukkupuratty / spicy Ivy gourd Fry

  • Clean and Slice Kovakka lengthwise.


  • Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds .When they pop up add chopped onion and curry leaves and saute till they are soft 4-5 minutes.


  • Add chopped garlic and fry it again for 2-3 minutes.



  • Add chili powder and turmeric powder and combine it well.


  • Slide in the kovakka pieces and toss it well so that it get mixed with the masala.


  • Sprinkle 3-4 tspns of water and cook it covered till they are soft .


  • Uncover it, and let it stand on a medium flame till it get cooked; take care not to burn it by stirring occasionally. Serve it hot!!


Nutrition

Calories: 104kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 13mg | Potassium: 67mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 223IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Vitamin E: 2mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 1mg