Gherkins Stir Fry/ Tondekai Palya/ Tindora Subzi

  • Gherkins/ Ivy Gourd/ Tindora: 1/4 kg
  • Onion: 1 (finely chopped)
  • Tomato: 1 (finely chopped)
  • Sambar Powder: 1 tsp (recipe here)
  • Coconut (grated):  2 tsp
  • Mustard Seeds: 1/4 tsp
  • Curry Leaves: 6-7
  • Coriander/Cilantro: 4 strings (chopped)
  • Oil: 1tbsp
  • Salt: to salt
  • Water: 1/2 cup
  • Mint leaves: to garnish (optional)
  • Wash & cut gherkins into 4 pieces (if small cut into 2 pieces).
  • Heat the oil in a pan.
  • Add mustard seeds, when it crackles add curry leaves.
  • Add onion saute till golden brown.
  • Add tomato saute till completely cooked.
  • Add gherkins stir for 1 minute.
  • Add sambar powder stir for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add water bring it to boil.
  • Add salt, stir & close the lid.
  • Keep stirring in between.
  • Adjust the seasoning.
  • When water is almost evaporated & only little water remains.
  • Add coconut & coriander, stir & lower the heat till water evaporates completely & becomes dry.
  • Gherkins Stir Fry is ready.
  • Garnish with mint leaves & serve with roti, chapati or as a side dish with rice sambar.
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Reshmi Mahesh said...

Delicious stir fry...

Nitha said...

Stir fry looks yumm..

Sobha Shyam said...

tindora sabzi is my fav..this looks yummy dear

Julie said...

yummy stir fry..I too have this tindora in my draft but a different style,will post soon..

Binys Recipes said...

i love ur tomato cursor....and thx for letting me know gherkins are tindora....nice and quick recipe

Vardhini said...

Love tindoora .. curry looks yummy.

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Priya Suresh said...

Simple but yet a delicious stir with some rice and rasam..

Ganga Sreekanth said...

This is really yummy ..

Treat and Trick said...

Perfect and delicious!

Anonymous said...

hmmm its best combination for roti.................................

Angie's Recipes said...

This goes great either with flatbread or with rice! Yummy!

chef and her kitchen said...

Nice n yummy sabzi,..

divya said...

looks delicious dear..very it..

Indian Khana said...

Looks yum ....your version is very nice

Torviewtoronto said...

this looks wonderful and healthy

Jayanthy Kumaran said...

healthy n tempting version dear..:P
Tasty Appetite

Namitha said...

Wonderful !

Santosh Bangar said...

tempting stire

Sarah Naveen said...

Simply delicious stir fry

Plateful said...

Making tindora with sambar powder sounds like a yummy idea. I usually do a simple stir fry with onion and coconut. Your version sounds more delicious!

Gita Jaishankar said...

Very different ivy gourd preparation...looks very delicious....lovely clicks too :)

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