Stuffed Tindora (Ivygourd)

Growing up, my mom would make this stuffed version of Tindora which is very flavorful than her other versions of this veggie.
3/4 lb-1 lb Tindora/Dondakaya (Ivy gourd)
1/2 cup Besan
2 tbsp Sambar Powder
4 Tbsp Olive plus 2 tbsp
1 tbsp Cumin Coriander powder
1/4 tsp turmeric
1/2 tsp salt +1/8 tsp
1 tsp Red chilli powder
5-6 curry leaves
1 tsp cumin seeds
  • Slit Tindora vertically just enough to open up for stuffing.Do not cut it all the way through
  • Boil them in enough water with salt just till tender
  • Drain the water in a colander and let the veggies sit until all the water is drained
  • Combine besan, sambar powder, cumin and coriander powder, turmeric, chilli powder and 1/8 th of a tsp salt.
  • Stuff the veggies with the above mixture.The stuffing WILL fall out but that is okay.We will add the rest of the spice mixture later to the Tindora
  • Heat 4 tbsp oil and add cumin seeds and curry leaves
  • Add the stuffed Tindora and add the remaining of the spice mixture on top an cover till they are browned.If you observe that it is getting too dry, add the extra 2 tbsp of oil
  • Serve hot with rice
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Hugs,
Shri

30 comments:

Sushma Mallya said...

Simple and delicious,havent tried stuffing this vegetable yet but should try it soon as it seems really easy and simple...nice clicks kavitha and wish you & your family a very happy holi...and love to shirya..

sayantani said...

we Bengalis eat lot of tindora and especially my family loves this veggie. this stuffed one is new to me will make soon. looks very tempting.

Parita said...

Love the addition of sambhar powder..Mmmm something new to me!

Priya said...

Stuffed tindoras looks mouthwatering and prefect..

Nandini said...

This is superb! I love it! I'll cook this for dinner!

Ms.Chitchat said...

Wow, never heard of stuffed Tindora. Sounds interesting and delicious too.Would try soon.

Chitchat

Rachana Kothari said...

Yummy!!! love this recipe:) and the click too...

Angie's Recipes said...

I don't think I have seen ivy gourd here in Germany....The dish looks and sounds very homey and delicious.

Suparna said...

hi shri,
this dish is new to me ..seems easy, looks yummy esp.with rotis :)
TC

Home Cooked Oriya Food said...

new dish! Looks wonderful...

Nostalgia said...

Never tried it like this before but I can imagine it to be quite flavorful...

A 2 Z Vegetarian Cuisine said...

just love this stuffed tindora..its been ages i havent cooked this...will try soon.

Vrinda said...

Something new to me with tindora,looks yumm...Hey i tried ur Dum Aloo,was so yumm..will post in my blog soon...Thanx for sharing....

Sarah Naveen said...

this is new to me..looks so yummy and sounds great ..gotta try this..

Preeti Kashyap said...

Looks lovely!yum

Padma said...

Love tindora in any form and this looks yumm.

ruchikacooks said...

I make plain poriyal with it, stuffed ones look good and new.. may be I should be your neighbor..

Shri, I am hosting the home remedies event this month, any chances you can send some entries?

Gita said...

I have never tried this before...looks good Shri...the stuffing sounds interesting :)

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

Yummy delicious and mouthwatering tindoras!!!

shahana said...

Never heard this before.I got some ivygourd left in my fridge.Going to try this tomorrow itself..

Parita said...

Hey Shri, for your question regarding Vanilla Beans, i had got my vanilla beans from Switzerland, but i have heard that we do get Vanilla Beans in India as well of course not that easily, in pune we get these at Dorabjee's, for more options i would request you to go through http://www.purplefoodie.com/2009/11/baking-in-bombay.html - it has loads of information regarding almost everything in baking and where we can find those ingredients in india or mumbai :) Hope this helps!

Pavithra said...

Looks so yummy and love it.

Pavithra
www.dishesfrommykitchen.com

Tina said...

Its new to me..Looks delicious..

Ramya said...

I make stir fried tindora usually..This is very new to me..Looks yummy.

Usha said...

Looks delicious !

kothiyavunu said...

New to me..looks delicious& sounds great..:)

sangi said...

Perfectly stuffed tinddora!!!

Soma said...

This is a completely new recipe. I have never thought of stuffing tindora! looks awesome.

simply.food said...

These ivy gourd looks delicious.

Malar Gandhi said...

Stuffed tindora sounds wonderful, mouthwatering recipe...

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