Dondakaya Curry πŸ˜‹ | Side Dish

Side Dish : Dondakaya curry

Servings: 4

Duration: 30 minutes

Most comforting food and delicious curry served as side dish goes well with rice or roti or ChapathiΒ that is ivy gourd curry we call itΒ β€œDondakaya curry” any dish made with these beauties are really yummy πŸ˜‹Β and it’s one my favorite vegetable too 😍 .Β Dondakaya PachadiΒ /Β Dondakaya fryΒ are my lovely and tasty food I shared these two recipes in my blog, you can click the above words are in bold for the recipes.

So today I’m introducing one more recipe added in my blog is Dondakaya curry πŸ›Β which is prepared with basic masala paste and few regular Indian spices. If you like it, please do try my recipes and share your positive thoughts in comments section below.

Let’s start with Ingredients and follows Procedure


  • Dondakayalu/ ivy Gourd/ tindora Β – 20 – Make X Cut
  • Onion – 1 – Roughly Chopped
  • Tomato – 1 medium sized – chopped
  • Red chilly powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Garam Masala Powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Salt – 1 tsp
  • Turmeric Powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
  • Oil – 3 Tb sp
  • Chopped coriander – 1 cup
  • Ginger garlic paste – 1 Tb sp
  • Water – 750 ml ( to cook n make gravy )

Masala Paste:

  • Dry Roasted peanuts – 80 gms- 1/3 cup
  • Kashmiri Dry red chillies – 3
  • Coriander seeds – 1 Tb sp
  • Cumin seeds – 1 teaspoon
  • Dry coconut powder – 2 Tb sp (desiccated coconut)
  • Tamarind extract – 2 Tb sp
  • Water – 300 ml ( to ground paste )


Stir Fry Dondakayalu:

  • Add 1 Tb sp oil in pan over medium heat
  • Next add Dondakayalu and cover with lid
  • Cook all sides for 5 minutes ( flip time to time when it’s done)
  • Take out them and keep aside


Prepare masala paste:

  • In another pan dry roast cumin seeds, coriander seeds, dry Red chillies for 2 mins
  • Then add dry coconut powder, peanuts and sautΓ© a minute. Turn off heat and transfer it onto a plate and let it become cool down
  • Add the dry roasted mixture in mixer along with tamarind extract and water ( Adjust consistency)
  • Paste grounded well, keep aside


Process of making Dondakaya curry :

  • Heat a skillet pan over medium heat, add in 2 Tb sp oil and cumin seeds
  • Saute and add ginger garlic paste, Fry till raw smell goes
  • Next Add in chopped onion and sautΓ© 2 minutes. Immediately add chopped tomato and cook for more 2 minutes
  • Now Add salt, Red chilly Powder, Garam masala powder, turmeric powder and mix well
  • Then goes in grounded masala paste, stir fried Dondakayalu and water
  • Combine well, cover with lid and cook 20 minutes
  • Mix well and check Dondakayalu cooked or not
  • Turn off heat and add chopped cilantro and mix
  • Serve with rice or roti or Chapathi. Enjoy 😊
  • Happy Cooking and have a great day πŸ˜ƒ

Step by step process shown below with pictures:




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13 Comments Add yours

  1. InspiresN says:

    The masala paste looks so flavorful , great to learn a new recipe. Thanks for sharing Ramya!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Ramyarecipes says:

      Thanks for your lovely compliment Nisha β€οΈπŸ‘πŸ˜Š It’s just amazing, you must try

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  2. Rita says:

    I generally make dry one, will try sometime.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Ramyarecipes says:

      Thank u, let me know how it turned out πŸ˜ƒπŸ‘

      Liked by 1 person

  3. Jyo says:

    Love the masala paste Ramya❣️

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Ramyarecipes says:

      Thank you dear πŸ‘πŸ˜ƒ


    1. Ramyarecipes says:

      It tastes great πŸ‘ thank you shifa 😊


  4. I love this vegetable usually make a fry. Will try this one. Looks yum.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Ramyarecipes says:

      I’m sure you definitely like it, thank you for stopping by πŸ™‚

      Liked by 1 person

  5. I make ivy courd chutney too, but that is a very different recipe from this one. Your version looks so delish – I want to grab a bite straight off the screen! πŸ™‚

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Ramyarecipes says:

      That means a lot to me, thank you so much give it a try πŸ‘πŸ˜Š


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