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Tindora Raita | Kovakkai Pachadi with Benefits of Tindora

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Tindora Raita | Kovakkai Pachadi, is a simple, easy recipe that be prepared in less than 5 minutes.

Tindora Raita

I remember reading the benefits of Tindora in some local magazine long ago. It said We leave out the amazing vegetables that’s easy available and go in search of costly and rare vegetables/fruits for the sake of health benefit. That’s very true. Tindora is so much good that it must be had in our diet more often.

How many of us know that it is one of the best medicine for diabetes ? It controls blood sugar level. Not only that it is known to have the benefits that can prevent cancer, kidney stone and promotes heart health.

There are few other pachadi recipes like the ones below which may interest you more. These raitas can be had as a side dish for Rice, chapati or any other breads.

Tindora Raita

Tindora Raita | Kovakkai Pachadi video recipe:

Tindora Raita | Kovakkai Pachadi pictorial directions:

Grate the Tindora after trimming off both the ends.

Tindora Raita | Kovakkai Pachadi

Take 3/4 cup Curd in a bowl and add the grated ivy gourd in it. approximately measures to 3 tbsp

Tindora Raita | Kovakkai Pachadi

Add shallots 4 nos finely chopped

Tindora Raita | Kovakkai Pachadi

Put in half a green chilly very finely chopped. make sure you chop the chillies very finely.

Tindora Raita | Kovakkai Pachadi

Add sugar 1/4 tsp. adding sugar balances the sour taste and brings in the raita with a wholesome tasteTindora Raita | Kovakkai Pachadi

Add salt to it per taste

Tindora Raita | Kovakkai Pachadi

Mix it well.

Tindora Raita | Kovakkai Pachadi

Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds.

Tindora Raita | Kovakkai Pachadi

drop a spring of curry leaves in itTindora Raita | Kovakkai Pachadi

Add this seasoning mixture to the raitaTindora Raita | Kovakkai Pachadi

Tindora Raita | Kovakkai Pachadi recipe:

Kovakkai Raita | Tindora raita

Cook Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins

Ingredients

  • 5-6 medium ivy gourd/tindora/kovakkai grated
  • 3/4 cup curd
  • 4 nos shallots chopped finely
  • 1/2 no green chilli chopped very finely
  • 1/4 tsp sugar
  • salt to taste

seasoning

  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 spring curry leaves

Instructions

  • Grate the Tindora after trimming off both the ends. 
  • Take 3/4 cup Curd in a bowl and add the grated ivy gourd in it. approximately measures to 3 tbsp
  • Add shallots 4 nos finely chopped
  • Put in half a green chilly very finely chopped.
  • Add sugar 1/4 tsp.
  • Add salt to it per taste
  • Mix it well.
  • Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds.
  • drop a spring of curry leaves in it
  • Add this seasoning mixture to the raita

 

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