Zero Oil Tinda Masala
by Tarla Dalal
Added to 37 cookbooks
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This is the perfect way to cook tinda when it is in season. With onions, tomatoes and spices, cooked together in a simple but effective way, the round gourd transforms into a great accompaniment for phulkas and parathas.
Although it is made with minimal spices, the low-calorie Tinda Masala tastes fabulous and has a very pleasing mouth-feel too.
- Heat a deep non-stick kadhai on a medium flame and when hot, add the onions and dry roast for 5 minutes.
- Add the tomatoes, ginger-garlic paste, coriander powder, cumin seeds powder, turmeric powder, chilli powder, salt and ¼ cup of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 4 minutes while stirring occasionally.
- Add the tinda and ½ cup of water and mix well. Cover with a lid and cook on a slow flame for 12 minutes ,while stirring occasionally.
- Serve hot.
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