Tendli Masala or Tindora Masala Recipe, How to make Tendli Masala
Recipe type: Side, vegetarian
RecipeCuisine: Indian Cuisine
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Easy Tendli Masala or Tindora Masala recipe - This is a quick recipe of tendli (ivy gourd) made in less than 20 mins yet delicious and goes well with chapatis, rotis or as a side dish.
recipeIngredient (used american measuring cup, 1 cup = 250 ml)
  • 1.5 tbsp oil
  • 1 cup tendli (ivygourd) sliced into round or lengthwise
  • 1 cup onion julienne
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp kashmiri red chili powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala powder
  • salt as required
How to make the recipe?
  1. Add onion julienne into hot oil.
  2. Add ½ tsp turmeric powder.
  3. Keep stirring the onion until they change color to light brown.
  4. Remove them with slotted spoon and place aside.
  5. In the same pan add the sliced tendli.
  6. Stir them for a minute then add rest of turmeric powder, garam masala powder, kashmiri red chili powder and salt.
  7. Keep stirring and frying until they change color.
  8. Add the fried onion.
  9. Cover the vessel with a lid for 2 mins. If you are using a non stick pan they won't stick but if using regular vessel then they would stick. So keep stirring in between.
  10. Switch off the gas and serve your tendli masala with phulkas, roti or as a side dish with pulao / biryani.
1. For variation you could add tomatoes.
2. Use a non stick pan preferably for this recipe.
3. If the veggies stick to the bottom just sprinkle some water and they would easily come out.
4. Alter spices as per your preference.
Recipe by Flavors of Mumbai at http://www.flavorsofmumbai.com/tendli-masala-or-tindora-masala-recipe/