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Wednesday, February 6, 2008

Tindora(Kovakkai) fry

Tindora (Kovakkai) - 200 gms
Onion - 2 medium sized, finely chopped
Tomato - 1 finely chopped
Mustard seeds - 1/2 teaspoon
Urad dal - 1 teaspoon
Curry leaves - few
Dry Red chillies - 2 or 3
Salt to taste
Oil - 2 tablespoons
Grated coconut - 2 tablespoons

Method :
Wash tindora and cut into pieces. Heat oil in pan. Add mustard seeds, urad dal, split dry red chillies, curry leaves, one by one and fry them. Add chopped onions and fry until they are brown. Add chopped tomatoes and fry until they are cooked. Add Tindora and fry for 5 minutes. Close the pan with the lid for few minutes until they are cooked. Add salt and stir for few minutes. Garnish with grated coconut. Serve hot with rice or chappathi.

Cooking time - 25 - 30 minutes
Serves 3-4 persons.