Tendli Bhaji – The Ivy Gourd
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This recipe is extremly easy and quick to prepare. Perfect for when you are in a hurry but you want to eat meaningfull food dishes for your health!
Recipe type: Veg Main/Side
Cuisine: Goan
For the Tendli Bhaji:
  • 1 dozen green Ivy Gourds
  • 1 Tablespoon Oil
  • 1 Onion - sliced
  • 1 Tomato - cubed
  • 1 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • ½ Teaspoon Chilli Powder
  • pinch Salt
  • pinch Pepper
To Garnish:
  • Grated Coconut
  1. Before you cook the ivy gourd, cut off the ends and discard. The fruit should be cut into wedges, as shown and keep aside.
  2. Cut the Onion into slices and cube the Tomato.
  3. Add the Oil to the pan on slow heat and fry the Onion and Tomato for 3 minutes.
  4. Now add the Ivy Gourd pieces to the pot and stir fry the whole content for a few minutes.
  5. Throw in the spices, salt and pepper to season the dish and around half a cup of water to allow the bhaji to simmer for 10 minutes till the ivy gourd is slight tender but not too much! Don't forget to stir occasionaly so that it doesn't stick on.
  6. Garnish the plate with freshly grated Coconut for an amazing taste experience!
Recipe by Masala Herb at https://www.masalaherb.com/tendli-bhaji-the-ivy-gourd-stir-fry-recipe/