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Kovakkai Vengayam Piratal ( Tindora - Onion Curry)

Kovakkai Vengayam Piratal
Here is another tasty version of Kovakkai from BusyAtIndianKitchen. I  have already posted few other curries with Kovakkai which follows.

The masala which we are adding to kovakkai in this curry really increases its taste. Give a try to this recipe once. You will keep on preparing this healthy vegetable curry again and again.. The recipe follows..

kovakkai vengayam piratal

Recipe For : 2

Preparation Time : 20 minutes


Kovakkai             - 200 gm (Tindora)
Mustard Seeds     - 1/2 tsp
Salt                       - As required
Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
Oil                        - 1 tbsp
Curry Leaves        - few

To Saute in oil and Grind:

Big Onion      - 1
Garlic Pods     - 2
Cumin Seeds   - 1/2 tsp
Dry Red Chili  - 3


  • Chop Kovakkai in shape as you wish. Boil it in very little water for a whistle. Chop Big onion finely. Saute in oil and grind cumin seeds, dry red chili, garlic pods and chopped big onion.
  • Heat oil in a pan. When the oil is hot, add mustard seeds and curry leaves.
  • When they splutter, add ground masala to it. Add also salt and turmeric powder.
  • Saute till raw flavor goes off, and after that add boiled kovakkai.
  • Mix everything well and cook in medium flame till curry thickens.
  • Enjoy with rice and Kuzhambu of your choice.