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Chatpate Tindly

Tangy and Spicy Dish

Recipe by Chitra Ahluwalia Pal of New York, US

After you bite into the Tindly you will get that taste of tangy anardana and amchoor powder.

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 250 gms of Tindly / Ivy Gourd (15-20 pieces)
    • 4 onions sliced vertically
    • 2 tbsp tomato puree
    • Salt and Red chili powder to taste
    • ½ tsp of turmeric powder
    • ¼ tsp of garam masala powder
    • 2 tbsp of anardana powder
    • 1 tsp of coriander powder
    • 2 tbsp of amchoor/mango powder
    • Oil


    1. Cut the tindly in between and marinate the tindly with mixture of amchoor and anardana powder for atleast 2 hours before cooking.
    2. In a non stick pan 2 tbsp of add oil.
    3. Add onions and cook them until caramelized.
    4. When the onions are cooked add chopped tindly.
    5. Saute the Tindly in it and cook until half cooked.
    6. Add all the spices and mix it well.
    7. Now add tomato puree and mix.
    8. Add ½ cup of water and cook with lid closed on low medium heat.
    9. Serve hot with chapattis.


    honey pvz

    Hi, can you tell me where I can get anardana powder, I m in Abu Dhabi

    Mr Shah

    Never tried tindi with tomato pure on it, we cook it differently but it looks nice so will surely give it a try. THanks,


    Hi ! Chitra ....Lovely recipe nd Awesome pic . Thank U . Ivy gourd contains beta- Carotene , a major Vitamin A precursor from plant source . Also gud source of Protein nd Fiber .Consuming 50 gms of Ivy Gourd daily can help to keep your blood sugar under check .


    I always wondered how to cook this vegetable. I have seen all 3 recipes on KhanaKhazana and all are very different, will surely it now.