August 26, 2010

Dondakaya Koora ~ Simple Ivy Gourd Curry

Dondakaya Kura ~ Thondekai Palya ~ Kovakkai Poriyal ~ Tindora Curry

Ingredients :

Chopped Ivy Gourd : 1/4 kg
Onion : 2
Mustard Seeds : 1/2 tsp
Chana Dal : 1/2 tsp
Urad Dal : 1/2 tsp
Curry Leaves : 2 stems
Turmeric Powder : 1/4 tsp
Red Chilli Powder : 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil : 2 tsp

Method :

Wash and cut the tindora into small pieces and keep aside. Peel and chop the onions into small pieces and keep aside. Heat oil in a vessel and add the mustard seeds,chana dal, urad dal and let them splutter. When the seeds stop popping, add the the curry leaves, chopped onions. Fry the onions till it gets light brown color. Now add the chopped ivy gourd, salt, turmeric andsprinkle little water. Mix well, cover with a lid. Cook over a medium flame till the tindora is tender. Then add the red chilli powder and fry for another 2 minutes. Serve hot with rice and dollop of ghee.


  1. Simple n yummy curry tendli a lot..

  2. Love ivygourd, we dont get those here.Loks yuimmyumm...

  3. Love it very unique tasting veggie,recipe sounds good!

  4. Sabji dish looks delicious. I love tindora( Ivy gourd) any dish with them is welcome.

  5. Curry looks delicious & tempting......

  6. Dondakaya- kura excellent Hari,chala baga rasaru simple ga, chala bavundhi. Inka photo supero
    super,chala natural ga eduruga plate lo annam kura unnantha natural ga undhi.

  7. Excellent side dish along with rasam and rice..

  8. Beautiful side dish, looks fabulous..

  9. as the recipe itself says, its simple yet tasty

  10. I Love ivygourd. Very well prepared .So simple yet so tasty.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  11. The ivy gourd curry looks simply awesome! Love it!


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