Kovakkai Fry |Kovakkai Poriyal | Tindora Fry | Ivy Gourd Fry | Dondakaya Fry Recipe:
Kovakkai poriyal(in Tamil) recipe without coconut. This ivy gourd fry recipe takes time to cook but preparation time is less.
Kovakkai Health Benefits:
Kovakkai | Ivy Gourd | Tindora | Dondakaya has a lot of health benefits. It is very popular in Chennai but it is not very popular in South Tamil Nadu. Kovakkai is good for diabetes, gonorrhea and constipation.
Kovakkai Names in different Indian languages:
Binomial name - Coccinia grandis English - Ivy Gourd, Baby Watermelon, Little Gourd, Gentleman's toes
Hindi - Tindora, Tindori, Tindoori
x Tamil - Kovakka, Kovakkai
Telugu - Dondakaya
Kannada - Tondenkayi
Gujarati - Giloda
Punjabi - Kundru
Kovakkai is also known as Cephalandra Indica, Kovakka and Coccinia Indica. If you like this blog, subscribe with your email address and like us on facebook in the side bar to get instant updates on the posts.