Simple Dondakaya Fry

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Jul. 03, 2013


Gherkin 250 Gram , slice (round shaped)
Red chili 2
Mustard seeds 1 Teaspoon
Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
Chickpeas 1 Teaspoon
Curry leaves 1 Teaspoon
Chili powder 1 Teaspoon
Tumeric powder 1/4 Teaspoon
Coriander powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Oil 1 Tablespoon
Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Jaggery 1/4 Teaspoon
Coriander leaves 1 Teaspoon , chopped finely
Salt To Taste



1.Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, chickpeas,red chili and curry leaves.

2.Once it splutters, add the gherkin slices and sauté for a minute.

3.Add the chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder,salt and mix it well.

4.Pour water and allow it to cook for 10 minutes with a closed lid on a slow flame.

5.Once it gets cooked add the jiggery and coriander leaves.


6.Serve It hot with roti or rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 66Calories from Fat 43

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g7.7%

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 868 mg36.17%

Total Carbohydrates 5 g1.7%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 1 g2%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet