Tindora fry | Ivy Gourd Fry

Tindora or Kundru is a green vegetable which look alike a baby cucumber, and a quick stir fry recipe which made with onion and spices.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 People
Author Preeti Garg


  • 500gm Tindora, Roundels
  • 1 Large Onion, Sliced
  • 1 Green Chili, Chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. Oil
  • 1 Tsp. Cumin Seeds
  • Salt to Taste
  • Red Chili Powder to taste
  • 1 Tsp. Coriander Powder/ Daniya
  • 1/2 Tsp. Turmeric Powder/ Haldi
  • 1/2 Tsp. Asafoetida/ Hing


  1. Wash and Cut the tindora into roundels and keep aside. 

  2. Heat the oil in non-stick pan and add cumin seeds. 

  3. When they start splutter, add asafoetida, onion and green chilies and saute few minutes till to translucent. 

  4. Now add chopped tindora and spices and mix well. 

  5. Add little water and Cover the pan with lid. Cook the tindora for 10-12 minutes till to tender and cooked. 

  6. Serve hot with dal and chapatti as side dish. 

Recipe Notes

Add lemon juice in the end, it will enhance the taste of dish. (optional)