Gherkin Curry

1 May

Dondakaya kura


Gherkin/ Tendli/ Dondakaya/ Kavakkai 10-15
Green chillies 3
Ginger 1 inch piece
Urad dal 1 tsp
Mustard seeds 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil 2 tbsps

Method of preparation:

Wash, remove ends and chop tendli twice vertically.
Boil it for 10-15 min or until tendli is tender.

Wash and remove ends of green chillies.
Peel the ginger and chop it.
Grind ginger and green chillies into coarse paste.

Heat oil in a pan, add boiled tendli and saute for 2 minutes.
Now add mustard seeds and urad dal.
Fry for few seconds and add chilli ginger paste.
Saute for a minute or two and add salt.
Serve with white rice.

Notes: Cooked tendli should yield when you cut through it.

6 Responses to “Gherkin Curry”

  1. Deepika Saripalli May 1, 2007 at 10:02 am #

    I love gherkins raji.. good morning!!!

  2. Asha May 1, 2007 at 10:04 am #

    Love the photo as usual:))

  3. Jyothi May 1, 2007 at 12:51 pm #

    ❓ ……mee recipes and photos tho edo mayajalam chestunnaru………emi cheppalo artham kavatam ledu…………..simply superb. Thanks for sharing…

  4. Sharmi May 1, 2007 at 3:27 pm #

    I regularly make dondakaya kura, your karepaku annam rocks! sorry I am lil slow for your posts. you are too fast for me.:))

  5. Smitha May 1, 2007 at 8:02 pm #

    This is my first time visit to your site and its great. Keep up the good work. I am more excited after seeing the similar kind of naming convention like mine for your recipes.
    we call Tapala chekkalu instead of Roti and Dibba rotti ofcourse the same.Cool Right.

  6. anusharaji May 2, 2007 at 11:44 am #

    @deepika saripalli i luv them too
    @asha thx, i thought i could have taken it better.
    @jyothi no prob, this is my moms regular recipe.
    @sharmi thx a lot, i might get slow in next few days 🙄
    @smitha thx a lot for stopping by, we have something called chekka rotti, so we made this tapala rotti. it sure is cool.

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