Easy Tindora Sabzi – Easy Ivy Gourd

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It only takes a few ingredients and minimal effort to create this Easy Tindora Sabzi – Easy Ivy Gourd. Fresh, healthy, and absolutely delicious side dish that you will fall in love with. Like many other fresh vegetables, ivy gourd is a great addition to any meal, to keep heavy carbs off the plate.

Easy Tindora Sabzi - Ivy Gourd Without Onions
Easy Tindora Sabzi – Ivy Gourd Without Onions

What is Ivy Gourd used in this Easy Tindora Sabzi – Easy Ivy Gourd?

Ivy gourd is a plant. The leaves, root, and fruit are used to make medicine. As per webindia.net Ivy gourd is a tropical plant that belongs to the same family as the pumpkin and it goes by various names including baby watermelon, little gourd, gentleman’s toes and tindora. The plant is basically an aggressive climbing vine that spreads rapidly, covering large areas, even growing over other trees and vegetation. Here is a link that lists out the benefits of Ivy Gourd. 

METHOD to make this Easy Tindora Sabzi – Easy Ivy Gourd?

Prep –


Firstly, trim off and discard the stem ends of the ivy gourd. Further, rinse the trimmed ivy gourd, pat them dry, and set them aside. Most importantly make sure to dry them. Extra water in the cooking process can lead to the slimy factor. In addition, slice the potatoes and the ivy gourd into thin strips, for example like French fries. Each ivy gourd needs to be cut into 4 strips. 

Cook –

First, in a deep bottom pan add 2 and a half tbsp. oil on high heat. Second, once the oil is hot add in mustard seeds. Further, when the mustard seeds splutter add in ground turmeric, ground ginger, ground cumin, ground fennel, and Kashmiri chili powder. Furthermore, mix well. Further, add in salt and stir.

Next add in the chopped tindora and mix well so that the spices coat the tindora. Further, cover the pan with lid and lower heat. Moreover, cook for about 15 to 20 minutes. Check by breaking one tindora with a spatula. If it breaks easily without any effort means, it is cooked and tender. Turn off heat. Top off with 1 or 2 green chillis.

Enjoy with roti or rice.

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Easy Tindora Sabzi – Easy Ivy Gourd

Shilpa
It only takes a few ingredients and minimal effort to create this Easy Tindora Sabzi – Ivy Gourd Without Onions. Fresh, healthy, and absolutely delicious side dish that you will fall in love with. Like many other fresh vegetables, ivy gourd is a great addition to any meal, to keep heavy carbs off the plate.
Prep Time 3 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 23 mins
Course Side
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4

Equipment

  • 1 deep bottom pan

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

Prep

  • Trim off and discard the stem ends of the ivy gourd. Rinse the trimmed ivy gourd, pat them dry, and set them aside. Most importantly make sure to dry them. Extra water in the cooking process can lead to the slimy factor. Slice the ivy gourd into thin strips, for example like French fries. Each ivy gourd needs to be cut into 4 strips. 

Cook

  • In a deep bottom pan add 2 and a half tbsp oil on high heat. Once the oil is hot add in mustard seeds. When the mustard seeds splutter add in ground turmeric, ground ginger, ground cumin, ground fennel, and Kashmiri chili powder. Mix well. Add in salt and stir.
  • Add in the chopped tindora right after the spices and salt or else the spices will burn. Mix well so that the spices coat the tindora. Cover the pan with lid and lower heat. Cook for about 15 to 20 minutes. Check by breaking one tindora with a spatula. If it breaks easily without any effort means, it is cooked and tender. Turn off heat. Top off with 1 or 2 green chillis.
    Enjoy with roti or rice.
Keyword Ivy Gourd, Ivy Gourd Sabzi, Tendli Sabzi, Tindora Masala, Tindora Sabzi, Tindora Stir Fry, Tindora Without Onions or Tomatoes
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My name is Shilpa Tiku. I am a foodie and love experimenting with different cuisines. Originally a Kashmiri, born in Mumbai and currently live in Dallas.

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