September 10, 2016

Dondakaya Palli Fry

Today I am posting one of the classic,crispy,mildly flavoured vegetarian dish that usually found in almost all marriage functions i.e."Dondakaya Palli Fry". Fried Dondakaya(Ivygourd),roasted Peanuts and flavoured spices makes you irrestible. I usually add dry coconut powder for extra flavour and taste.This dondakaya palli fry curry is very special in Andhra thali. Let us see the ingredients and procedure.

Ingredients :
Dondakayalu /Ivygourds                                       :         1/4 kg
Pallilu / Peanuts                                                    :          1/4 cup
Aavalu/Mustard seeds                                          :          1 tea spoon
Senaga pappu/Chana dal                                      :           1 table spoon
Minapa pappu/Black gram                                   :           1 table spoon
Yendumirapakayalu /Dry Red chilli                     :           1 or 2
Karivepaku/Curry leaves                                      :           few
Kobbaripodi/Dry Coconut powder                      :          1-2 table spoon
Oil                                                                         :         2 table spoons
Turmeric powder                                                   :            pinch
Salt                                                                         :            to taste
Red Chilli Powder                                                  :          1 table spoon

Oil for deep frying

Procedure :
1. Wash dondakayalu/Ivygourds, nip the tip and tail ends. Slice each into 
    4 lengthwise and keep aside.
2. Heat oil in a vessel for deep frying, once hot, place the ivygourd 
    pieces and deep fry till golden colour. Drain the fried Ivygourd 
    pieces from oil and keep aside.
3. Now take 1/4 cup of peanuts, and deep fry in oil. Drain and keep aside.
4. Take another pan, add 2 table spoons of oil, add chana dal, 
     blackgram, mustard seeds,red chillies, curry leaves, let them splutter, 
     a nice aroma comes out once it get fried.Now add deep 
     fried dondakaya/ivygourd pieces and deep fried peanuts.
5. Now add salt,turmeric, dry coconut powder, red chilli powder ,
    saute them for few minuites.
6. Always cook this dish on medium flame only!! Transfer it into 
    serving bowl.
7. Serve hot with steamed white rice and Sambhar and ghee.

1 comment:

  1. You know yesterday i had visited this weblog to view and share my feedback, but post a comment option was missing, so i was not able to add comments to any of your posts... Good you've updated.

    Coming back to the recipe..
    This is a very good recipe. I'm bookmarking it and will give it a try very soon. Addition of peanuts is very good thought. Thanks for this wonderful share.


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