Tinda ke sabzi

Tinda is a popular vegetable winter vegetable . It belongs to gourd family. It is not normally seen in north indian markets. And one of my south indian friend said we south indian do not eat this vegetable :). 

But i love this vegetable and goes very well with chapati or jowar ki  roti.

Tinda - Scrapped washed and cut into cubes - 3 cups
Onion - 1 cup ,finely copped
Tomato - 1/2 cup finely chopped
Green chili - 3 slit 
Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
Mustard - 1/4 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Chili powder - 1 tsp
Oil - 21/2 tbsp
Salt to taste

  1. Heat oil and add mustard seeds.
  2. When mustard pops add the ginger garlic and onion .
  3. Cook till onion turn translucent   and salt and cook for 2-3 minutes more.
  4. Add red chili powder and mix well.
  5. Add tomato and cover and cook till oil separates.
  6. Add the Tinda cubes and cover and cook for 3-4 minutes.
  7. And few tabs water and cook again till tinda is fork tender.
  8. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with chapati