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Kovakkai Poriyal Recipe (Tindora / Ivy gourd Stir Fry) | Stir FryRecipes

Simple stir fry with ivy gourd / Kovakkai Poriyal
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Stir fry
Cuisine: South Indian
Author: Kalyani


  • Kovakkai - 20 nos
  • Onion - 1 small sized
  • Sambar powder - 2 tsp
  • Salt - as required

To Temper

  • Mustard seeds- 1 tsp
  • Urad dal - 1 tsp
  • Oil - 2 tsp
  • Curry leaves - 1 sprig



  • Chop Tindoros into circles as shown  neither too thin nor big. Finely chop the onions and keep it ready.


  • Heat a pan with oil and add the items to temper in order. Once the mustard seeds cracks and urad dal turns golden brown, add curry leaves.
  • Add onions now and nicely fry till it becomes transparent. Then add tindoras.
  • Add sambar powder, salt and mix well.  Pour a cup of water to cook the veggie.
  • Cook covered in medium flame for ten minutes or until the tindoras are well cooked and completely changed it colour.


Serving: 2g