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Kovaykka KudamPuli Curry

Ivy gourd in tamarind cutty
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Kerala cuisine
Servings: 3 servings
Author: Jinoo Jayakrishnan
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  • 2-3 small fish tamarind
  • 1.5 cups ivy gourd
  • 1 cup shallots
  • 4-5 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/8 tsp sugar
  • 1/4 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 spring curry leaves


  • Soak this Kudam Puli in hot water before you prepare this dish.
  • Crush Shallots and Ginger coarsely and fry it in coconut oil
  • Add turmeric powder, Chilli powder & Coriander powder
  • Saute it until the shallots turn brown. add Kudam Puli soaked water along with the tamarind.
  • Along with this add the veggie and the required Salt.
  • Close lid and let it boil for few min until it becomes thick and oil oozes out.
  • Now again add water to this. Add a pinch of Sugar to this. let it boil again.
  • season it with spluttered mustard seeds and curry leaves