Ivy Gourd Fry
Recipe Cuisine: South Indian / Andhra | Recipe Category: Side dish for rice
Prep Time: 10 mins | Cooking Time: 10 mins | Serves: 3
Ivy Gourd / Kovakkai - 20
Rice flor / Corn flour - 2 tblspn
Besan flour - 2 tblspn
Chilli powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric - 1/2 tsp
Salt - to taste
Oil - to deep fry
Cut the ivy gourd lengthwise into four equal parts. Discard any red one present in it.
Take the ivy gourd in a mixing bowl, add in besan flour, rice, chilli powder, turmeric and salt to taste. Sprinkle little water and mix well to coat evenly.
Heat oil to deep fry and fry till the skin shrinks. Once fried transfer to a bowl.
- You can replace rice flour with corn flour.
- If you don't have besan flour, skip it and add more rice flour.
- Instead of deep frying, you can also stir fry with less oil.
|Keep all your ingredients ready|
|Cut the ivy gourd lengthwise and discard any red one found|
|Take the chopped ivy gourd in a mixing bowl|
|Add in rice flour(or corn flour), besan flour|
|red chilli powder, turmeric and salt|
|Sprinkle little water and mix well to coat evenly|
|Heat oil to deep fry and fry the ivy gourd in batches|
|Fry till the skin shrinks|