Saturday, September 20, 2014

Kovakka Ulathiyath /Ivy Goud Stir fry




One more entry to my cooking recipe. a vegetable stir fry,

Ingredients:-
  • Kovakka (Ivy Gourd) - 250gm
  • Green chili -2
  • Garlic Chopped -1
  • Turmeric Powder - a pinch
  • Curry Leaves -3-4 
  • Small Onions -3
  • Mustard Seeds - 1tsp
  • Oil -2 spoon
  • Salt to taste.
Method:-
  1. Clean and slice as above.
  2. Heat Oil in a pan and add mustard seeds.
  3. Add chopped onion and curry leaves and fry for a minute.
  4. Add chopped kovakka , chilli’s, garlic and turmeric powder mix and toss it well.
  5. Sprinkle 2/3 tsp of water, cover the pan with lid and cook for 6/7 minutes.
  6. Remove the lid and stir fry for another 3/4 minutes.
  7. Remove and serve warm with roti /rice.
Health benefits  of this vegetable include,

  1. Improved bowel movements of the body due to existence of vitamin A and beta carotene in vegetable.
  2. Liver enzyme in vegetable controls the blood sugar level in a natural way.
  3. Development of general structure of body due to increased Vitamin A,C, B1 and B2 in vegetable
  4. It is used as a  medicine to cure asthma, bronchitis,jaundice.
  5. Ability of detoxification acts ideal in cleaning our blood also.
So choice is your try this dish :)

Regards
Ann
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