Ivy gourd - 8 - 10,
Green chilli - 2 -3,
Peanut oil - 1 - 1 1/2 tbsp,
Mustard seeds - 1/8 tsp,
Cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp,
Turmeric powder - 1/8 tsp,
Salt - to taste,
Sugar - 1/8 tsp,
Lemon juice - few drops,
Gram flour - 2 tbsp.
Wash and dry ivy gourd and green chilli well. Remove top and bottom part of ivy gourd and cut lengthwise as per given below image. Remove top of green chilli and cut lengthwise as per given below image.
Heat oil in a pan over medium flame. Add mustard seeds followed with cumin seeds. Let them splutter well. Now add chopped ivy gourd and green chilli pieces followed with turmeric powder and salt. Mix well.
Now cook covered over medium low flame for 3 - 4 minutes. Stir in between for even cooking.
Now add sugar and lemon juice. Mix well.
With the help of a sieve, sieve gram flour over mixture.
Cover the lid and let it cook for a minute.
Mix well. Serve with meal.
Cut ivy gourd as per desire shape.
Adjust amount of ingredients as per taste.
Sugar and lemon juice can be skipped.
For video recipe -