Thursday, July 26, 2012

Tindora curry

I have prepared fry with tindora, and had no knowledge of doing curry with that. My neighbor often do this, then started doing her method. This curry is very rich in taste and can be a side for any rice or roti's.

Whenever my mom prepares variety rice the side will be papad, vathal or raitha depending upon the dish. But nowadays we need side for any rice. I usually prepare less spice in the variety rice and add more in side, so that the kids can have the main dish with raitha.This tindora curry is perfect side for carrot rice
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Ingredients:
  • Tindora - 3 cups
  • Onion (big) - 1
  • Tamarind - 2 tbsp (or a small ball size)
  • Salt - as per taste
  • Oil - 2 tbsp

To grind:
  • Peanuts - 1/4 cup
  • Cashew - 1 tbsp
  • Bengal gram - 3 tsp
  • Red chilly - 7
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tsp

 Method:

Chop the onion finely. Slit the tindora into lengthwise, only 3/4 part. Don't cut it fully. Soak the tamarind and extract 1 cup of water from it.

Heat a medium skillet pan and dry roast ingredients given to grind. After it has roasted to golden color, cool and grind it to a paste by adding little water. (say 1/2 cup)

Heat the sauce pan with 3 tbsp of oil, add the onions and fry till pinkish. Add the slitted tindora. Fry for 3 minutes in a medium flame. Add tamarind water, salt and the paste and cover with a lid. Cook till the oil separates.If it is too thick add 1 cup of water and boil further Garnish with cilantro.

Note:
  • My red chilly was not so spicy so added 7, add depending on the spice of chilly . Or you can use 1 tsp of red chilly powder too.

19 comments:

Akila said...

very yummy yummy curry... just love it...

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Prathima Rao said...

Super delicious curry!!!
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jeyashrisuresh said...

Very flavorful and yummy curry with tindora. Never tried gravy with this, sounds nice

Recipe world said...

Yummy curry!

Lavanya said...

Delicious and healthy curry!!

Divya Pramil said...

Looks super delicious and yum :)
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Julie said...

Healthy delicious curry,yummy!!

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PT said...

looks like delicious non veg curry to me :) awesome preparation..

Suja Manoj said...

Creamy and rich curry,never tried this before,thanks for sharing.

Andrea V said...

my mouth is watering!!

Richa said...

i have never tried tindora in a curry. the curry looks delicious!
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Valarmathi Sanjeev said...

Nice recipe....bookmarked this..will try this...curry looks absolutely yummy.

Chitra said...

yummy.. bookmarked !!

Maayeka said...

Tindora is my favourite..love leaning new recipe to make tindora curry..this looks so delicious and tempting!

Hema said...

Nice yummy curry, love this gravy..

Spice up the Curry said...

I am salivating here.. curry looks yummy

Jay said...

awesome...bookmarking with thanks
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Anonymous said...

Thank you very much, cooked this today and turned out delicious. Every one liked it. Thank you very much for the recipe. What other vege's can be used instead of kovakka?

Anu said...

Glad you liked it. I have done this with sorakkai (bottle guard), it was also good. Try it and let me know....

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