Kundru Ki Sabzi : Ivy Gourd Fry


250 grams Kundru (Ivy gourd )
2-3 table spoon Oil
One medium sized onion finely sliced.
1 inch ginger finely sliced
6-7 garlic cloves finely chopped
2 Medium sized green chillies finely sliced
1 pinch asafoetida
1/2 tea spoon cumin seeds
1/4 tea spoon dried mango powder (amchur)
1/4 tea spoon turmeric powder
1/2 tea spoon red chilly powder
1/4 tea spoon Indian Garam masala powder
1 tea spoon coriander powder
1 tea spoon fennel powder
2 Table spoon fresh Green coriander finely chopped
Salt as per taste

1. Wash kundru and pat them dry.
2. Remove stalk from both ends and cut into thin slices.IMG_3782
3. Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan.
4. Add cumin seeds and let them splutter.IMG_3793
5. Add green chillies, finely chopped ginger and garlic pieces.
6. Saute on medium heat for a minute.IMG_3799
7. Add finely sliced onions and fry till onions becomes translucent.IMG_3800
8. Add turmeric powder and coriander powder and saute for a minutes.IMG_3809
9. Lower the flame and add kundru pieces, mix well and fry for 5 minutes.
10. Add fennel powder, red chilly powder and salt.IMG_3825
11. Stir and saute for 2 minutes so that kundrus are nicely coated with all spices.
12. Cover and cook for 5 minutes.
13. After 5 minutes stir the sabzi.
14. Keep the flame low else sabzi can burn.
15. Cover again and cook for 5-8 more minutes on low flame and check later.
16. Now Kundru will turn soft and will change color.
17. Add mango powder, garam masala.IMG_3836
18. Mix well and fry till sabzi is cooked.
19. Garnish with green coriander, serve kundru sabzi with phulka, chapati, parantha or rice.IMG_E3918

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