Showing posts with label kovakkai Chutney. Show all posts
Showing posts with label kovakkai Chutney. Show all posts

Thondekai | Tondli | Tindora | Kovakkai Chutney

Kovakkai | Tindora | Ivy Gourd |Baby watermelon| Thondekai | Dondakaya | TondliWell , what's in a name ..Call what you want. 

Few months before, my Mom-in-law was here for summer vacation and she taught me so many chutney varieties and other super yummy dishes. I have noted down all that wonderful recipes from her. I have learned many recipes in kovakkai, today I am sharing one simple recipe from that collection.  Kovakkai chutney | Tindora Chutney taste different than the regular one. That is what we want for our taste bud isn’t?   I am sure you would love them! 

Kovakkai Chutney recipe


Kovakkai/Tindora/ Ivy Gourd  -  15 to 20 nos
Green Chili – 1 no.
Red Chili – 1 no.
Tamarind / Imli – ½ inch
Curry Leaves – Few
Grated Coconut – 1 tbsp
Salt  to taste

Mustuard Seeds – ½ tsp
Urad Dal – ½ tsp
Hing/Asafoetida – ¼ tsp
Red Chili – 1 split


Step 01) Wash and cut the edges in both the sides and chop them in to pieces

Tindora Chutney recipe step 01

Step 02) Heat a pan with 2 tbsp of oil, add all the ingredients except coconut and fry them nicely for about 5 to 7 minutes. Once the vegetable is shrikes, add grated coconut mix everything well and saute it for 2 more minutes. 

Tindora Chutney recipe step 02

Step 03) Allow them to cool and grind them semi coarse in a mixer. If you want smooth consistency then, add 2 tbsp of water and grind. Garnish with seasoning.

That’s it yummy Kovakkai chutney is ready to serve. 

Tindora Chutney recipe

Tindora | Thondekai chutney is excellent side dish for Chapatti, Idli and dosa and rotti. So easily you can tweak them as Kovakkai Thogayal and it will be awesome for steam rice and great with anything and everything. I will share next time!

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