Saturday, July 31, 2010

Kovakkai Thokaiyal (Tindora Chutney)

Health Note: This vegetable helps to lower blood sugar and good for everyone, not only for Diabetic people.

Another simple recipe from my Mother.

Ingredients
Kovakkai - 300 gms
Red chillies - 2 or more
Urad dal - 2 tsp
Asofoedita - 1/4 tsp
Amchur powder - 1 tsp

How to make?

1. Dry fry red chillies and urad dal
2. In a kadai, add 1 tsp of oil and after few secs add kovakkai. Add salt. Fry for one minute and add little water, cover and cook till they are tender.
3. Let it cool
4. Grind it with amchur powder, red chilles, urad dal and Asofoedita5. Tadka with Mustard seeds and curry leaves.

Note: You can use tamarind pulp or lemon juice instead of amchur powder

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