Ivy Gourd/ Kovakkai Pickle

Ivy Gourd Pickle is one of the famous and traditional pickles from Goa. The recipe is unique so is the method to make this pickle

Ivy Gourd/ Kovakkai Pickle

Ivy Gourd Pickle is one of the famous and traditional pickles from Goa. The recipe is unique so is the method to make this pickle

Category : Vegetarian, Pickles

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By Karthika Rajendran

Published On: 16 Jan 2016

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2 Hours
Served : 3
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Ingredients

  • Kovakkai 100gm
    red chili 8 no.
    salt 1 tsp
    turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
    oil 25 ml
    fenugeek seed 2 tsp
    Garlic 4 no.
    ginger 1 small piece
    pepper seed 1 tsp
    clove 4 no.
    jaggery 4 tsp
    lemon 1/2 no.

Directions (Click image to enlarge it)

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Step 1 Ivy Gourd/ Kovakkai Pickle Recipe

Step 1

Chop the ivy gourd into round shape

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Step 2 Ivy Gourd/ Kovakkai Pickle Recipe

Step 2

Rub salt and leave in the sun for 1 hour or 2 hour. Discard if any water is there.

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Step 3 Ivy Gourd/ Kovakkai Pickle Recipe

Step 3

now take red chili, turmeric powder, clove, ginger, garlic, pepper seed, fenugreek seed, jaggery, lemon and salt

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Step 4 Ivy Gourd/ Kovakkai Pickle Recipe

Step 4

grind it. if required add little water and make a paste

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Step 5 Ivy Gourd/ Kovakkai Pickle Recipe

Step 5

Combine the paste with the ivy gourd. Marinate them for an hour more.

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Step 6 Ivy Gourd/ Kovakkai Pickle Recipe

Step 6

Heat oil in a large pan once hot add mustard seed, curry leaves and asofoetida. Once they crackle add the marinated Ivy Gourd with salt. cook for 5 minutes but dont over cook

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Step 7 Ivy Gourd/ Kovakkai Pickle Recipe

Step 7

now transfer into bowl and allow for 3 days

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Step 8 Ivy Gourd/ Kovakkai Pickle Recipe

Step 8

ivy gourd pickle is ready

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