Thursday, 29 September 2011

Ivy gourd curry

  •  Ivy gourd /tondekaayi 100gram
  • Tomato 1 chopped
  • Onion 1 chopped
  • Green chillies 2 chopped
  • Oil 2-3 tsp
  • Split black gram 1tsp
  • Bengal gram 1tsp
  • Mustard seeds ½ tsp
  • Cumin seeds ½ tsp
  • Asafoetida /hing
  • Turmeric  pinch
  • Red chilli powder 1tsp
  • Curry powder 1tsp
  • Salt 
  • Heat  oil in a heavy bottomed pan, add split black gram and Bengal gram. Wait till it becomes golden brown.
  • Now add mustard seeds, cumin seeds and asafoetida(wait for  half minute), then add green chillies and  onion. Keep frying for a  minute.
  • Add tomato, red chilli powder, curry powder and turmeric(wait for one more minute).
  • Now add ivy gourd,salt  and water.   keep boiling it for another 10 to 15 minutes and the curry is done.
  • This goes well with Chapathi.

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