Cooking With Ivy Gourd: 3 Delicious Recipes From South India

South Indian recipes with Ivy gourd: While a stir-fry is a great option and accompaniment for rice and sambar or rasam, you can also play around with this vegetable with different cooking styles.

3 Delicious Recipes From South India

– Ivy gourd is one of the most underrated vegetables in India. – But it can be fashioned into some really delicious meals. – These south Indian recipes made with ivy gourd that are worth a try.


Ingredients Ivy Gourd - 1 kg  Pappu podi - 4 spoons  Turmeric - 1 spoon  Salt to taste  Groundnut oil - 3 table spoons

Recipe - Dondakaya Vepudu

Tempering Crushed garlic - 6 cloves  Jeera  Mustard  Urad dhal  Curry leaves

Recipe - Dondakaya Vepudu

Ingredients: Kovakkai (Ivy Gourd) - 10 to 15 Nos 1/4 tsp turmeric powder  3 to 4 tsp grated coconut  1 tsp cumin seeds

Recipe - Kovakkai Avial

2 green chillies 4-5 Shallots 1/2 cup -curd 2 tsp coconut oil / cooking oil 1 sprig curry leaves & 1 tsp mustard seeds Salt: to taste

Recipe - Kovakkai Avial

Ingredients: 3 teaspoon Indian sesame oil 1 cup sliced Kovakkai  1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds 2 tablespoon toor dal 2 tablespoon urad dal 4 dried red chillies 1 sprig curry leaves

Recipe - Kovakkai Thogayal/Chutney

1/2 amla sized tamarind 1/3 cup shallots 5-7 pods garlic 1/2 tomato chopped 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon jaggery(optional) 1/4 teaspoon asafoetida 1/4 cup fresh shredded coconut

Recipe - Kovakkai Thogayal/Chutney

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