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 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!!
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