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Kovakai masala Recipe

Kovakai masala is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Tuesday, 26 July, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Shallow Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 1/2 kg-kovakai
  • 1- Potatoes
  • 5 pods- Garlic
  • 1/2 inch-ginger
  • 1.5 tsp-chilli powder
  • 1.5 tsp- salt
  • 1/4 tsp- fennel seeds/cumin
  • 1/2 tsp-haldi
  • 1/2 tsp -mustard seed
  • 1-2 cups-oil
  • How to Make Kovakai masala:

    1. Heat oil in a kadai and add mustard seeds and fennel seeds to it.
    2. When the mustard sputters, add mashed garlic and ginger to it.
    3. Then, add turmeric powder and chilli powder to it.
    4. Slit the tindora vertically and cut the potato into cubes.
    5. First, put the potato in the oil and after it's nicely fried, add the tindora.
    6. Add salt to taste.
    7. Sprinkle water and put a lid on the vessel to cook for 6 minutes.
    8. Remove lid and add 2 tsp of oil and mix well and leave to fry for 4-5 minutes.


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