Kovakka Fried

Category:  Fried

Region:  Kerala

Type:  Vegetarian


  1. Ivygourd     ½    Kg
  2. Green Chillies     10    nos.
  3. Coconut Strips     ½    cup
  4. Onion     1    no.
  5. Curry Leaves     1    stalks
  6. Salt to taste     ½    tsp
  7. Oil for frying    1    cup


  1. Wash and clean kovakai and drain. slice lengthwaise and again into small slender slices. lf the length is too big, cut into half and slice.
  2. Add slit green chillies and enough salt.Cover and cook on slow fire, Stir in between and agian cover and steam till its color changes slightly.
  3. Slice the onions, and keep the thengakothu ready. Heat oil and fry the thengakothu first into golden brown, drain.
  4. Then onion, then curry leaves and keep aside.Fry the steamed kovakkai and green chillies till it turns into slight brown.
  5. Drain , repeat till all the kovakkai is fried. Mix everything together and serve Kovakkai fry is ready serve it hot.

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