Friday, September 13, 2013

Tindoora nu shaak

Tindoora nu shaak
Tindoora or ivy gourd is a gherkin like veggie which makes an excellent accompaniment to any meal. Tossed with spices, cooked tender crisp, and rolled inside thepla mmm...mmm...good.

Ingredients: (Serves 4)

1 lb tindoora sliced lengthwise 
1/4 tsp each cumin and mustard seeds
pinch asafoetida (hing)
1 tbsp oil
salt to taste
1 tsp coriander powder
red chili powder to taste
1/3 tsp turmeric powder 
1 tsp grated jaggery
Chopped fresh coriander to serve
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin and mustard seeds along with hing and let them crackle for 10 seconds.
  • Add tindoora and all other ingredients except jaggery.
  • Stir fry without the lid on medium heat for 7-10 minutes till tender crisp. If you want it more tender then cook with lid on.
  • Remove from flame and add grated jaggery. Mix well.
  • Serve garnished with fresh coriander.

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