Kovakkai – Tindora fry is one of my all time favourite sidedish. It is really tasty on it own or as a side for rice and any gravies.
Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you.
Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time : 25 to 30 mins
Tindora / Kovakkai – 500 grams cut into rounds
Salt to taste
Chilli Powder – 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder – 1 tsp
Oil – 3 to 4 tblspn
Mustard Seeds – 1 tsp
Curry leaves – 2 sprigs
Take tindora, salt, chilli powder, turmeric powder in a bowl and mix well. Leave to marinate for 30 mins.
Heat oil in a pan, add mustard and curry leaves and let them sizzle.
Add in tindora and toss well.
Keep cooking on medium high heat till it gets golden brown. Keep mixing.
Serve with rice.
|Cut tindora / kovakkai in to rounds and add some salt, turmeric and chilli powder in it and mix well.|
Leave this to marinate for 30 mins
|heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds|
|add curry leaves|
|add the tindora|
|keep cooking till it gets nice colour|
|keep stiring it often|
|now it is almost done|
|cook on medium low heat till it gets crispy|