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Kovakkai Thayir Pachadi | Tindora Raita

Kovakkai Thayir Pachadi | Tindora Raita
Kovakkai Thayir Pachadi | Tindora Raita
Tindora/Kovakkai is diabetic friendly vegetable and good for nervous system. They taste similar to cucumber though we cannot have them raw like cucumber. Today’s post is about Tindora raita which can be served with roti’s and any mixed rice. Tindora is steamed in microwave and mixed with raw onion’s,cumin powder and yogurt.


Today being world diabetic day I wanted to post a diabetic friendly recipe and also a diabetic friendly lunch. Tindora was my choice as I have not published any recipe using it. They can be cooked in various ways like dhal, vegetable curry , Chutney etc. I used to make raita’s with them. They taste so fresh and go very well when mixed with onion’s.

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Kovakkai Thayir Pachadi | Tindora Raita
Preparation Time –10 mins | Yields – 1.5 cups approx
Kovakkai Thayir Pachadi | Tindora Raita
Kovakkai / Tindora – 12
Onion - 1
Salt – to taste
Coriander leaves – few
Cumin Powder – ½ tsp
Yogurt – 1 cup
1 tsp = 5ml
1 tblsp – 15 ml
1 cup = 237 ml
1.       Wash and chop tindora/kovakkai.

2.       Stem the tindora in microwave for 2 minutes.

3.       Add sliced onions, cumin powder and salt. Mix well.
4.       Add beaten yogurt and mix well.
5.       Garnish with coriander leaves.

Serve with roti’s, mixed rice or briyani’s

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