Ivy gourd ,kovakkai ,coccinea is a vegetable
which resembles a tiny watermelon. It contains
many health benefits. Good for diabetic,heart,
pressure related problems …,and many more to
This vegetable can be sliced fine ,and made into
a salad, cooked with coconut milk , cooked with
tomatoes and chilli flakes and well suited for
rice or rotis.
Well,today’s recipe is a fry , with sambhar
masala. The easiest and tastiest .
To the recipe….
250 gm kovakkai ( washed and cut into strips)
2 tblsp sambhar masala powder
1/4 tsp turmeric
salt to taste
1 tblsp lime juice / 1 tblsp vinegar
1 tsp besan flour ( gram dal flour)
First cook the vegetable with turmeric salt and
water( 1/2 cup water).Once the water is starting
to dry up , add the sambhar masala,besan flour
and oil .
Cook till the masala is well blended with the
Remove from fire . Serve with rice or rotis!