Monday 25 January 2010

Tindora Fry- Ivy gourd

Tindora fry (Ivy gourd) - Tender tindora thinly sliced and stir fried with garlic and spices. A delicious vegetable side dish, which makes a lovely accompaniment to be served with dhals and roti.


2 cups Tindora washed and sliced lengthwise.
1 clove garlic finely minced
1 medium tomato finely chopped
1 tablespoon fresh coriander finely chopped
1 teaspoon chilli powder
¾ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon turmeric
½ teaspoon cumin powder
½ teaspoon coriander powder
½ teaspoon mustard seeds.
2 tablespoons sunflower oil.


1. In a pan heat the oil when hot add mustard seeds.
2. Add the garlic and sauté, add the tomatoes and sauté till soft.
3. Add the salt, chilli powder, turmeric ,cumin and coriander powders.
4. Add the sliced tindora and stir fry till they are tender but still retain some crunch.
5.Transfer to serving dish and garnish with chopped coriander.

Serve with Naan bread ,dhal and rice.

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  1. Wow I love tindora so mush .. this fry looks so delicious with roti...

  2. Simple and yummy Fry:) Goes well with rice and roti's.

  3. Simple and delicious fry. Perfect with rice or roti.

  4. Fry looks yummmy...nice picture :)

  5. Goes well with sambar or rasam rice.

  6. Thats a delicious tindora fry...looks fantastic..

  7. This veggie is my all time fav..this looks great :-)

  8. Prepared, presented & captured well too........ Kudos!!!


  9. We call it kovaikka in malayalam and I love this veggie..thanks for a new recipe to add to my collections

  10. One of my favorite curry, looks delicious.

  11. one of our fav vegetable and it goes well with rice or roti...

  12. love this tindora.adding garlic and onions is new to me.will try next time.


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