Simple and easy curry with less ingredients | How to make Dondakaya Curry | Try this curry with Dondakaya | How to make Ivy Gourd Curry | Very tasty Ivy Gourd Curry Recipe | Tindora Curry | Vg Coccinia Curry | Prepare Curry with Gherkin

Required Ingredients:
  • Tindora /Ivy Gourd /Veg Coccinia / Coccinia / Gherkin - 250g
  • Fresh Coconut - 60 g
  • Onion - 1
  • Groundnuts - 30 g
  • Bengal Gram/Chana Dal - 2 tsp
  • Mustard Seeds - 1 spoon
  • Cumin Seeds - 1 spoon
  • Oil - 2 tsp
  • Turmeric - 1 tsp
  • Some curry leaves
  • Few coriander leaves
  • Red Chillies/Dry red chillies – 3
  • Salt to taste
  • Chilli powder - 2 tsp
First let us know the why we are using Ivy gourd and how the ingredients helps us to be healthy. Ivy gourd facilitates digestion. It contains fiber that aids in digestion. This vegetable thus adds roughage to the stool and enables and smooth bulk elimination. Ivy gourd also cures gastro-intestinal disorders like constipation, ulcers, and disease. Ivy gourd has been shown to treat many diseases. The antioxidant properties of Ivy Gourd are responsible for aging and other degenerative diseases. Ivy gourd is used for the prevention of fever, asthma, jaundice, leprosy, and bowel problem-solving. People take Ivy gourd for diabetes, gonorrhea. Ivy gourd is a rich source of potassium. This mineral is essential for the optimal health of the heart by regulating blood flow and preventing heart diseases too.
First light the stove and put a pan in it and heat oil in it. Now add mustard seeds and cumin seeds and fry it. Then add finely chopped onions and fry well. Now cut tindora / Ivy gourd / Dondakaya into small pieces. Add tindora pieces to onion and fry it well.
Now put another pan and add some oil in it and after it heats up, add Bengal gram/Chana Dal and groundnuts/peanuts and fry well. If it gets fried well then take it out and keep it aside. Add fresh coconut pieces and dry red chillies in a mixi jar and grind it like thin paste/powder. After the pieces of tindora are fried well, add some salt, chilli powder and turmeric and fry them. Now add some curry leaves and fry well. Finally add coconut powder and mix well. After adding coconut, there may not be enough salt in the curry. If the salt is not enough, as per your taste add little more salt. After that add the roasted Bengal gram/Chana dal and groundnuts/peanuts to the curry and mix well. Garnish with coriander leaves lastly. After that very tasty and healthy Dondakaya curry/Ivy gourd curry is ready. Make sure you prepare it and let me know how it goes..