Kovakkai - 1 cup (Slitted)
Coriander powder - 2 tbs
Turmeric powder - 1tsp
Asafoetida - a pinch
Salt to taste
Oil - For frying
Mustard seeds - 1tsp
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
Black gram dal - 1 tbs
Curry leaves - a handfull
Wash and cut kovakkai length wise, slit into two pieces.
Heat oil in a pan splutter mustard seeds, black gram dal (Split), curry leaves, asafoetida
then add onions fry for some time.
Then add kovakkai, red chilly powder,
coriander powder, turmeric powder, little salt
and fry for some time till the kovaikai comes crispy.
Serve hot with any rice items.