Mar 21, 2009

DONDAKAYA PACHADI

Dondakayalu(Tindora, kunduru, ivy gourd, kovakkai, tondekkayi) ----- 250 gms
coriander seeds ----- 1 tab sp
cumin seeds --- 2 tea sp
Urad dal --- 1 tea sp
Green chilies ---- 6 no.(if you like more spice can add 10 green chilies)
Tamarind ---- 1 inch pieces --2no.
Salt to taste
Oil --- 1 tab sp

wash and clean ivy gourd and cut them into small pieces.
Heat oil in a pan add coriander seeds and urad dal and fry for 3 min and then add green chilies and cumin seeds and fry till light brown color, remove and keep a side.
Now add ivy gourd pieces to the same oil and fry till cooked and light brown color add salt to taste and tamarind pieces cover with alid and switch off the heat and leave for 5 min.
then griend ivy gourd pieces and coriander and chilies mixture in to a coarse paste
Serve with dosa, idli or with hot rice with a drop of ghee

18 comments:

jayasree said...

I make kovakkai chutney with coconut. Yours sounds an authentic andhra recipe. Shall try your version.

Priya said...

WOw never had this pachadi, send me some Rekha, looks amazing..

Shama Nagarajan said...

simple yummy delicious pachadi

Varunavi said...

delicious rekha,heard of this but never ate this,will give it a try.

Madhumathi said...

Wonderful recipe..I never knew that kovakkai can be used to make pachadi..Looks very delicious :)

Priti said...

One of my fav....looks this chutney...lovely combo

Pooja said...

we dont get fresh dondakays to make this pachadi.I simply love it..looking delicious rekha...

Lavanya said...

i love dondakaya..i like the chutney..its delicious!!

Jeena said...

Looks lovely and tasty.

Cham said...

Chutney with Dondakaya, good one!

Mahimaa's kitchen said...

very new dish... never had this. but i love kovakai. ur chutney looks delicious.

Varsha Vipins said...

I have never tried many chutney's..This one looks thick n rich..I remember my friend's mom used to make variety chutney's of veggies with Dosa's..:)

Deepa Hari said...

Pachadi looks great...I love dhondakaya pachadi Rekha...we make it very frequently.

Curry Leaf said...

I have tried dondakaya in gravies and curries never in a chutney.Very perfect and spicy it seems.

Uma said...

dondakaya pachadi super gaa vundi Rekha! Vedi vedi annamlo kalupukoni thinte entha baaguntundo kadaa!

bindiya said...

this is soooo new to me, looks really interesting!

Suparna said...

Hi Rekha,
Pachadi using ivy gourd is new to me. We only make sambhar or sabzi from it. Nice recipe thanks.
TC

rani said...

hey guys ill tell u one secret about dondakaya, its an anti allergic vegetable so, its really good to eat dondakaya in this way, who all hate to touch dandakaya curry.... because its good for health.... and im dam sure people will love eating like this type of pachadi , made of dondakaya,,,,,,
cheers:)