Tindora with Dal

16 May

Dondakaya senagapappu kura


Tindora/ dondakaya 10-15
Chana dal 1/2 cup
Grated coconut 1 tbsp
Mustard seeds 1 tsp
Urad dal 1 tsp
Cumin seeds 1 tsp
Broken red chillies 5
Salt to taste
Oil 1 tbsp

Method of preparation:

Wash, remove ends and slice tindora twice vertically.
Dip them in water, add salt and microwave for 10-15 minutes.
Tindora should yield when cut but not too easily.

Wash and pressure cook chana dal for 3 whistles.
Heat oil, add mustard seeds, urad dal, cumin seeds, broken red chillies.
When dal turns light brown, add cooked tindora slices.
Fry for few minutes then add cooked chana dal.
Stir fry for few seconds before adding coconut.
Mix well and serve.

Notes: Avoid coconut to be little spicy.


7 Responses to “Tindora with Dal”

  1. Asha May 16, 2007 at 8:44 am #

    I love the color more than than anything Anusha,beautiful.
    My Wednesday post is up:))

  2. Sharmi May 16, 2007 at 10:06 am #

    I make chana dal rasam regularly and then combine the chana to my beans to make beans kura. never combined it with dondakaya. nice recipe.

  3. Dee May 16, 2007 at 10:29 am #

    yummy dish raji

  4. aNoop May 17, 2007 at 4:42 am #

    hey, i had this @ KKR for my lunch today 🙂

  5. richa May 17, 2007 at 5:52 am #

    such a healthy dish 🙂
    i think u had mentioned this one when u saw my kale chane with tendli, right?

  6. anusharaji May 17, 2007 at 8:32 am #

    @asha thx
    @sharmi i hardly find fresh beans here. so thought of this.
    @dee i know u vl like it
    @aNoop kkr? the same thing? cool
    @richa thats right….it sure is healthy
    vl try urs sometime…..luv kala chana 😉

  7. Pooja May 20, 2012 at 2:53 am #

    Its a good recipe was trying of a healthy way of making tondli for my toddler . Thank you

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