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Dondakaya Onion Tomato Masala | Ivy Gourd | Tindora Curry


Dondakaya – 250 gms.
Onions – 1 large, chopped
Tomato – 2, chopped
Mustard seeds – ½ tsp.
Curry leaves – a sprig
Cumin seeds – 1 tsp.
Oil – 2 tbsp.
Asafoetida or Hing – a pinch
Salt to taste
Chilli powder – 2 tsp.


  1. Chop the ivy gourd and cook in a pressure cooker for 4-5 whistles.
  2. In a pan, heat up oil and add in the mustard seeds, cumin, curry leaves, hing and saute.
  3. Add in the onions and fry well till soft and translucent.
  4. Now add in the tomato and cook till tomatoes turn mushy.
  5. Add in the salt and the boiled ivy gourd pieces. Mix well till combined.
  6. Add in the chilli powder and give it a good stir. Remove from heat and serve.

Find here more recipes with dondakaya/tindora/ivy gourd ……

a. Dondakaya Pachadi
b. Tindora or Ivy Gourd Chutney
c. Tendli Coriander Fry


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