Masala Gherkins With Beans

Kovakka/Thendli with beans - very simple n tasty

Masala Gherkins With Beans

Kovakka/Thendli with beans - very simple n tasty

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

By Dhanya Sukesh

Published On: 20 Jul 2006

Rating: 3
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15 Minutes
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Step 1

Mix together all the masala powders except garlic paste in a plate.

Step 2

Heat oil in a flat bottom pan.

Step 3

:- It should have a lid to close of its size.

Step 4

Add mustard and cumin seeds and allow it to splutter.

Step 5

Add garlic paste and saute for a minute.

Step 6

Add powders to it and saute for a minute.

Step 7

:- It should get mixed with the garlic and oil.

Step 8

Add veggies to it and salt and saute till the vegetables get covered with the masalas.

Step 9

Close with the lid and keep this for say 20 - 25 mins until its done.

Step 10

:- Remember to saute in 5 mins interval.

Step 11

:- If u think the quantity of veggies are more, then add the powders a bit more (turmeric n garam masala only).
:- Also add oil if required in between.
:- Also remember to keep the gas simmer to its maximum( say on 2 level)


i followed this recipe for my first ever kovakka thoran yesterday and it came out pretty good :) i didnt have amchoor with me, but that didnt seem to ruin anything. also,as a "beginner" to the cooking scene, i was confused with whatever you meant by splitting the gerkhins into 4 - i just cut them in small circles like you would with beans...




plz mention which type of beans are to be added.

Sreedevi Vinod

A very simple and tasty recipe...we tried it and came out extremely good...thanks a lot dhanya...keep posting...


wht is this.. natukaril ninu teri kelkan ithra istamooo

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