Vegetable Pickle are always so delicious and simple. This Tindora Achar is made with Ivygourd along with spice powder and salt. A simple to make and instant pickle. First time, MY MIL tasted this pickle in one marriage in her native place. She asked the chef and he told its Kovakkai pickle. The pickle was so delicious. The kovakkai is so crunchy and spicy and we enjoyed with curd rice. One of the subbuskitchen  subscriber, requested for Kovakkai Pickle, so I checked with my MIL and tried this pickle and its a huge hit. It is similar to Mango pickle and tastes too good. Try this Kovakkai Pickle (Tindora Achar) and Im sure you will surely love it!



Preparation and Yield:
Preparation time10 mins
Cooking Time10 mins
Yield2 Cups
Recipe CategoryMain
Recipe CuisineSouth Indian
* 1 Cup = 250ml
Ingredients:

Kovakkai / Tindora20 nos
Salt1 Measure
Red Chilli Powder1 Measure
Hing1/4 Teaspoon
Fenugreek Powder1/2 teaspoon
Turmeric Powder 1/2 teaspoon
Lemon1 Big size
Gingelly Oil3 Tablespoon
Mustard Seeds1 Teaspoon

* 1 Measure can be any cup or ladle or tumbler. For 8 measures of chopped Tindora, we need to add 1 measure of salt and 1 measure of red chilli powder


Kovakkai Pickle | Tindora Achar | Ivygourd Pickle Recipe
Kovakkai Pickle | Tindora Achar | Ivygourd Pickle Recipe





Method:
  1. Wash throughly, discard the ends and finely chop it. Take a ladle and measure 8 measures of chopped kovakkai. 1 Measure can be any cup or ladle or tumbler. For 8 measures of chopped Tindora, we need to add 1 measure of salt and 1 measure of red chilli powder

  2. Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, salt and mix well. 

  3. Squeeze out juice of 1 big lemon or 2 small lemons and mix well

  4. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and allow it to sputter. Add hing and switch off the flame. Add seasoning to the kovakkai pickle. 

  5. Add fenugreek powder and mix well

  6. The delicious Kovakkai Pickle is now ready! Serve it with Curd Rice and enjoy the dish!
  7. Kovakkai Pickle | Tindora Achar | Ivygourd Pickle Recipe
    Kovakkai Pickle | Tindora Achar | Ivygourd Pickle Recipe

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  1. Can we keep it outside or refrigerate?

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