Thursday, 9 March 2017

Tinda ki Sabzi

tinda ki sabzi
Tinda is a summer vegetable and tinda shown in the picture comes for a short period of time. This tinda ki sabzi has a unique taste and worth trying.
Recipe of tinda ki sabzi
1/2 kg tinda (apple gourd/Indian baby pumpkin)
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
Salt to taste
1/2 tsp saunf (fennel) powder
1/2 tsp amchoor (dry mango powder)
1 1/2 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
A pinch of hing (asafoetida)
How to make tinda ki sabzi
1. Tinda shown in the pic need not be peeled. So, remove upper and lower portion of tinda, wash and chop them into 4 quarters lengthwise.
2. Heat oil in a kadhai or a pan and add cumin seeds. When they change color, add hing.
3. Add tinda, salt and all the spice powders except amchoor. Mix them. Cook on a low heat ,covered. Stir occasionally.
4. This tinda need not be cooked too much so when tinda is tender, add amchoor, cook for 1 more minute and turn off the heat.
5. Seve hot tinda ki sabzi with roti or paratha.

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