The Ivy gourd Pickle i.e. Dondakaya Pickle is a vegetable preparation in pickling form. The term “Dondakaya Pickle” refers to the wide, flat, thin leaves of ivy gourd that are used as a base for pickling this vegetable. The spice mix is a blend of ten spices and chili powder. This traditional vegetarian dondakaya curry recipe is used in Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu. Dondakaya pickle is very flavorful and tangy. The texture of the vegetable changes to somewhat soft. It’s good served over rice or with roti/pappad.