Tindora (Tendli / Gherkins) Fry

April 4, 2014

This vegetable has so many names tindora/ivy gourd/Tendli, Dondakayalu,Gherkins.  This Tindora fry recipe requires just a few ingredients and a flavor that you will love, even the person who says that they do not like this vegetable will eat it happily.   This makes for a good side dish with roti or rice and dal. This is so simple to make.

250 grams Tendli cut into juveniles

1 teaspoon cumin seeds
1 Teaspoon mustard seeds
Pinch of asafoetida
2 Green  chilies slit
1/4 Teaspoon turmeric powder
salt to taste
2 Tablespoons oil

Wash the tindora and nip the tip and tail ends and cut them into juveniles.

 Heat oil in a pan add the mustard and cumin seeds and let them splutter. Then add asafoetida, green chillies, tindora, turmeric powder and salt fry till soft and done on slow flame.  The pan should not be covered.  Serve hot with steamed rice and dal.

Labels: Healthy, Main course,Vegetables, Vegan, Tendli
sneha datar
sneha datar

Happy Home-maker and culinary enthusiast.

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