Thursday, April 25, 2013

Ivy Gourd - Asian Mini Dried Shrimp Stir Fry - Kovakkai


Chopped Kovakkai - 1 Cup
Dried Mini Dried Shrimp - 1/2 Cup
Onions - 1/4 Cup Chopped.
Garlic Cloves - 3 Chopped.
Tomato - Medium Chopped.
Salt - To Taste
Chili Powder - 1/2 TSPN
Chili Flakes
Turmeric Powder - 1/4 TSPN
Cumin Seeds
Mustard Seed


Wash the dried prawns in warm water and keep aside.

1. In a pan ; Temper , Mustard Seeds and Cumin Seeds .
2. Then add Chopped Onions and Garlic, cook  it till they turn  brown.
3. Now add Tomatoes and cook .
4. Then add Chopped Kovakkai , Sprinkle some water and cook with Salt , Turmeric Powder , Chili Powder . Close it with a lid and allow it to cook for couple of minutes.
5. Once the Kovakkai is cooked remove the lid , cook it openly , till it becomes golden brown.
6. Now add the washed Dried Shrimp and cook it  with kovakkai.
7. Add chili Flakes and Roast it till the Kovakkai is Crispy.

Notes :
  • I cook  Kovakai in Microwave for 10 minutes. Then i start roasting it.


  1. Very tempting and droolworthy stir fry.

  2. That splatter of ingredients into the veggies is trilling, making it a perfect side for rice or as a filling for bread.