Kovakka Fry | Tindora Fry

kovakka fry | Tindora fry

Kovakka Fry | Tindora Fry

Kovakka Fry is a traditional styled delicious fry dish, very popular in Kerala. Kovakka or Tindora is a vegetable locally available and widely available in Kerala. Kovakka Fry is a spicy fried dish that goes well with hot rice. Addition of thinly sliced coconut pieces makes the Tindora Fry unique and special. Tindora Fry is a healthy nutritious dish full of vital nutrients required for body. This is one of the easiest dishes that can be prepared at home with readily available ingredients. You can explore a well detailed recipe here that even new comers can give a bold try.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 3 people



  • For preparing the healthy dish, first wash kovakka and drain. Cut off the stem and slice into long pieces. Ripe ones should be discarded.
  • Heat oil and splutter mustard seeds. Add chopped shallots, crushed red pepper, garlic and the coconut pieces.
  • Saute well until the shallots are golden brown. Add turmeric powder.
  • Stir and add the kovakka/tindora slices. Add required salt and cook in medium flame until done.
  • Do not add water and let any remaining water dry completely.
  • Your Tindora fry is ready and serve hot with rice.


You can explore this link here Kovakka Theeyal. You can also try this link Beans Thoran.
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