Bharwan tinda masala

Main Dish
2 servings
15 min
45 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 2
250 g tindas / round indian gourd

4 onions , grated

2 tomatoes , grated

1 tablespoon ginger-garlic paste

2 green chillies , finely chopped

1 teaspoon dhaniya powder (coriander powder)

1 teaspoon turmeric powder

1 tablespoon garam masala powder

1 teaspoon amchoor powder (dry mango powder)

1 teaspoon jeera (cumin seeds)

1 teaspoon saunf powder ( fennel powder)

1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder

Salt to taste



  • Peel the tindas and slit them length-wise in a cross , almost till the base.
  • Grate the onion and squeeze out the water from them and mix coriander powder , dhaniya powder , turmeric powder , amchoor powder , salt , garam masala powder , red chilli powder , saunf powder and mix well.
  • Stuff the tindas with the above onion mixture and keep aside. Heat ghee in a kadhai , and tip in jeera.
  • Once the jeera starts to sputter , add the leftover onion mixture( if any ) to it .
  • When the onion becomes light brown in colour , add the ginger garlic paste and cook till done.
  • Then tip in the grated tomatoes , green chillies , salt and cook till the masala starts to leave ghee at the edges.
  • Now place the stuffed tindas in the kadhai , add a cup of water and cover and cook.
  • Keep flipping the tindas occasionally till they turn brown uniformly. Cover and cook till the tindas become tender .
  • Once done , garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve piping hot with crispy parathas.


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