Kovakai masala

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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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

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