Ivy Gourd n Dessicated Coconut Stir-Fry:
Other Names: Kovaikkai-Copara Thengai Varuval. Kovakka Thoran. Dondakaya-Kobari Kura.
Ivy Gourd 1/2 kilo - finely chopped
Dry coconut - sliced and grated 1 cup
Garlic 4-7 cloves - chopped
Turmeric 1/4 spoon
Chili powder 1 spoon
Curry leaves few
Mustard seeds 1/4 spoon
Coconut oil few spoons.
Dry toast dessicated-grated coconut till golden-brown. Further add garlic to it and fry real good.
Now blend this, and set aside.
In a wide wok, heat oil. Add mustard and curry leaves. Followed by veggies. Cover and cook briefly.
Further add salt, turmeric and chili powders. Cook until raw odor is gone.
Finally add the powdered coconut and stir-fry over high heat till aromatic and well-done.
Serve warm as a side dish for South Indian Meals.