Kovakaai Fry (Kovakaai Vadhakal) Recipe

Kovakaai Fry, also known as Kovakaai Vadhakal, is a delicious and spicy South Indian dish made with ivy gourd. The ivy gourd is sliced and marinated in a flavorful blend of spices, then shallow fried until crispy. This dish is perfect as a side dish or as a snack. The crispy texture and the spicy flavors make it a favorite among spice lovers. Enjoy this Kovakaai Fry with steamed rice or as a crunchy snack on its own.

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Ingredients for Kovakaai Fry (Kovakaai Vadhakal) Recipe

  • 62.50 gram Ivy Gourd
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 0.13 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • as needed A Few Curry Leaves
  • 1/4 Onion, Sliced

Directions: Kovakaai Fry (kovakaai Vadhakal) Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Wash and slice the ivy gourd into thin rounds.
  • STEP 2.In a bowl, mix the sliced ivy gourd with turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, and salt.
  • STEP 3.Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds. Once they splutter, add curry leaves and sliced onions.
  • STEP 4.Add the marinated ivy gourd slices to the pan and fry until they turn crispy and golden brown.
  • STEP 5.Serve the Kovakaai Fry hot as a side dish with rice or as a snack.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to wash the ivy gourd thoroughly before slicing.
  • Adjust the spice levels according to your preference.
  • For extra crunchiness, you can add a tablespoon of rice flour to the marination.

Storage and Serving

  • Kovakaai Fry is best served hot and fresh.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the leftovers in a pan or microwave before serving.
Nutrition
value
71
calories per serving
5 g Fat2 g Protein4 g Carbs5 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    5g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Carbs
    4g
  • Fiber
    5g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    4g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Fiber
    5g

Fats

  • Fat
    5g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    55mg
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
    241mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    66mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    27mg
  • Vitamin E
    2mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    31mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    42mg
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp