Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Gutti Dondakaya kura / Ivy Gourd Masala Curry

Ingredients :
Ivy Gourd / Dondakaya - 20 to 25
Peanuts - 1/4 cup
Chana Dal - 3 tsp
Onion - 1 medium sized chopped
Red chilly - 4 or 5
Green chilly - 2 or 3 chopped
Garlic cloves - 2 or 3
Ginger - 1/2 inch
Curry Leaves - few
Garam masala - 1 tsp
Tamarind - small lemon sized ball
coriander, cumin ,fenugreek seeds - 1tsp
Salt to taste
Vegetable - 2 tsp
Method :
1.Wash and clean the ivy gourds and cut the ivy gourd.Slit length wise(horizontally and vertically to stuff).
2.Heat 2 tsp of oil,add ivy gourd saute for few mins then cover the lid and cook for 3-5 mins..keep it a side.
3.Soak the tamarind in enough water.make thick pulp.
4.Heat 1 tsp of oil in a pan,add Pea nuts,chana dal,saute for few mins till they transfer into light golden color.then add garlic cloves,curry leaves,coriander,cumin,fenugreek seeds and red chilly.then saute till all ingredients transfer into golden color.turn off flame.let it cool.
5.In the same pan add chopped onions saute 5 mins till they leaves raw smell.remove from the flame and cool down.
6.In mixie jar Combine the above sauted spices and sauted onions ,and masala powder,salt.make it in to fine powder.now add tamarind pulp to it and grind into thick paste.
7.Take 1 tsp of paste and stuff it into slit and cooked ivy gourd.
8.In a cooking pan add 2 tsp of oil do tempering add chopped green chillies ,1 red chilly and curry leaves saute for 1 -2 mins.Now add stuffed ivy gourd cook for 3 or 4 mins.if the gravy thick add few water to it and cook for 5 to 10 mins.Turn off the flame.
Step By Step Pix
9.Serve hot with rice or roti....

19 comments:

Uma said...

spicy curry!.. loved the presentation!

Gita Jaishankar said...

Dish looks awesome Swapna....cute presentation :)

Panchpakwan said...

Nice recipe..
Sooo cute presentation..loved it!

Life is beautiful!!! said...

Such a beautiful presentation and wonderful recipe :) Thank you for visiting my blog :)

Madhura Manoj said...

wonderful presentation.Hmm tempting hungry now:)

Priya said...

Cute presentation and fabulous masala, makes me hungry..

divya said...

loved the presentation...:)

Cool Lassi(e) said...

The last picture looks fabulous.. the curry looks great..maybe that is why those little men are rushing towards it..

Swathi said...

swapna,

I like the cute men running towards the curry. curry looks really good.

Kamalika said...

Dear Swapna what a wonderful presentation....the step by step snaps are also very handy...loved the cute little veggy....

Swapna Sree said...

Thank you all for your lovely comments.....

Sushma Mallya said...

Thats so creative, looks so lovely and delicious

Meena said...

the prresentation is just beautiful...loved the curry!

Tina said...

Never tried curry with ivy gourd...Looks yummy...

Swapna Sree said...

Thank Sushma,Meena and Tina for your comments...

SathyaSridhar said...

Swapna,,i missed ur ivy gourd curry dear...curry looks great n yummy dear with nice presentation looks cute dear..sorry for the delayed comment Swapna..

Swapna Sree said...

Thanks Sathy for your comment,,It's okay,,no need to mention sorry...

Anjum said...

wow...love those little soldiers.Great presentation.Following u....

Swapna Sree said...

Thanks Anjum for following my blog and your comments.......