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Monday, 4 June 2012

Green Peas - Kovakka ( Ivy gourd) Curry



Ingredients:

  1 cup green peas
  8-10 kovakka (ivy gourd), sliced
  1 big onion, sliced
  1 tomato, chopped
  1 piece ginger
  3-4 cloves garlic
  2-3 green chillies
  1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  2-3 tsp sambhar powder (I used Eastern sambhar powder)
  1 cup thick coconut milk
  1 tsp mustard seeds
  curry leaves
  oil
  salt

Preparation:
  1. Soak green peas in water overnight. Pressure cook it by adding salt and enough water and keep aside.
  2. Grind ginger, garlic and green chillies together and make a paste.
  3. Cook sliced kovakka pieces, tomato, onion, ground paste and turmeric powder together with water and salt in a pan.
  4. Add cooked green peas and sambhar powder to this and mix well. Allow to boil.
  5. Finally add thick coconut milk and boil for 2-3 minutes.Adjust the salt.
  6. Heat oil in a small pan, splutter mustard seeds and add curry leaves. Pour this over the curry, mix well and serve hot....
 Sending this to Kerala Kitchen Event hosted by Julie @ Erivum Puliyum

26 comments:

  1. wow.. it looks very yummy.. never heard of kovakka curry..

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  2. I never made green peas and ivy gourd combination. But your recipe sounds delicious. nice one dear.

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  3. Never tried this combo. Looks delicious.

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  4. Curry looks delicious..I have never made this combo.

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  5. interesting recipe.

    thanks for dropping by my blog!

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  6. New combo...will definitely try this one

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  7. Never tried this combo,looks yum,bookmarked.

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  8. Definitely an interesting combo..delicious curry.

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  9. All your recipes look amazing ! thanks for the lovely blog ;-)
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    Feel free to stop by, say hello and follow the blog so that you'll be getting daily updates (-:
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  10. Never tried this combi, but looks great & is definitely healthy
    http://shwetainthekitchen.blogspot.com/

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  11. Very interesting combo n the surry sounds so yummy with coconut milk...thanks for the recipe will try it sometime!
    Spicy Treats

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  12. very nice combo and looks like a delicious curry :)

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  13. Hi Shabbu ,

    Till now i never tried this combi,

    but looks great & is definitely healthy

    Keep in touch Shabbu

    http://www.southindiafoodrecipes.blogspot.in

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  14. looks so simple and tasty.

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  15. Looks yum and nice combo

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  16. Looks Great
    http://www.followfoodiee.com/

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  17. Never tried this combo...looks creamy and yum...

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  18. Never tried peas and kovakka.

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  19. Thanks for sharing the awards Shabana...I have picked them up and linked you back here.
    - Delicious Adventures

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  20. Thank you all for your lovely comments....

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  21. nice interesting different combination of ingredients..
    Thks for visiting me..

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  22. It's only in Kerala that I've found these dried peas... a few years back i didn't even know dried peas exists... Though I prefer fresh peas to dried but i love some curries made out of it...This combination sounds great...

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  23. interesting combo..haven't tried kovakka in green peas curry,will try sometime:-)
    Thanx for linking it to the event:-)

    Ongoing Events at(Erivum Puliyum)-
    1. The Kerala Kitchen(June'12)

    2.EP Series-Basil OR Cardamom

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  24. yummy curry....lovely combo....

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