Andhra Ivy gourd / Dondakkaya curry | How to make Andhra Ivy gourd / Dondakkaya curry

By Swathi Joshnaa Sathish  |  8th Mar 2018  |  
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Andhra Ivy gourd / Dondakkaya curryby Swathi Joshnaa Sathish
  • Prep Time

    20

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  • Cook Time

    15

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  • Serves

    4

    People

5

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About Andhra Ivy gourd / Dondakkaya curry Recipe

Ivy gourd is a power packed , highly nutritive vegetable . Diabetic friendly , winter friendly , relieves constipation and regulates bowel system . Feeding Ivy gourd to kids boosts their immunity plus flushes out intestinal worms from their tiny tummy . So now , how to feed this wonder vegetable to kids ? Tats an Herculean task . This ivy gourd curry serves the purpose . Children would love to relish this curry as it also has peanuts , dried coconuts , sesame seeds which enriched the flavour and texture of the curry .

Andhra Ivy gourd / Dondakkaya curry

Ingredients to make Andhra Ivy gourd / Dondakkaya curry

  • Ivy gourd 250gms
  • peanuts 3 tablespoons
  • Dried coconuts 2 tablespoons
  • sesame seeds 3 tablespoons
  • green chillies 2
  • Big sized onion 1 roughly chopped
  • turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • red chilli powder 1 teaspoon
  • coriander powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
  • cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
  • salt 1 1/2 teaspoon
  • oil 2 tablespoons
  • lemon juice 1 tsp
  • curry leaves 10 leaves
  • cilantros freshly chopped for garnishing

How to make Andhra Ivy gourd / Dondakkaya curry

  1. In a pan , heat 1 tablespoon oil , add the vertically slit ivy gourds and gently fry for two minutes . Switch off the flame .
  2. In another pan , dry roast peanuts , dried coconut pieces and white sesame seeds separately . First peanuts to be roasted gently , transfer it a plate , then sesame seeds , roast and transfer . The same for dried coconut pieces . In case of non availability of dried coconuts , add readymade dry coconut powder. Cool them completely and grind into a powder .
  3. In a pan , heat oil , add the roughly chopped onions, green chillies ( optional for kids ) , sauté till onions turns colour . Switch off the flame . Cool this completely and grind along with the already ground powder using little water .
  4. Now take a pan in which you fried ivy gourd , add this ground mixture to the fried vegetable, add turmeric powder , coriander powder , red chilli powder , salt . Mix them all well and let it cook for 5 minutes till the curry leaves out oil .
  5. Add little water to adjust the consistency of the curry . Once done switch off the flame.
  6. Add curry leaves , chopped coriander leaves and 1 teaspoon lemon juice .
  7. Serve hot with steamed rice /dosas /rotis of your choice .

My Tip:

Gently stir fry the vegetable to make this curry a healthier version . To retain the vegetable ‘s nutritive content . To the maximum , try to use dried coconuts for the exact taste .

Reviews for Andhra Ivy gourd / Dondakkaya curry (1)

Shelly Sharma8 months ago

Would love to try this.
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Swathi Joshnaa Sathish
8 months ago
Thank you .