Tindli fry

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: One-Dish Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 400g - tindli (dondakaya in Telugu), cut vertically into (not very thin) stripes
  • onion, medium, cut into small pieces
  • 1.5 tsp - red chilli powder
  • Turmeric, a pinch
  • Salt
  • 2 tbsp - oil
  • 1 tsp - coriander powder
  • 6 pods - peeled, crushed garlic
  • 8 curry leaves
  • 2 tsp - chopped, coriander
  • 1 tbsp - fresh coconut, grated
  • (desiccated coconut powder if fresh is not available)

How to Make Tindli fry

  • Heat oil, add onions with a little salt and curry leaves.
  • Fry till onion changes colour, becomes a bit soft.
  • Add tindli pieces. Sprinkle a few drops of water and a pinch of haldi. Cover and simmer for 4 to 5 minutes, stirring once or twice.
  • Remove lid, add coriander powder, chilli powder, crushed garlic and some salt. Mix well and simmer (without lid) stirring now and then till tindli is cooked and curry becomes dry.
  • Sprinkle coconut and chopped coriander, mix well and remove.
  • Serve this curry as side dish with rice/chapatti/puri.