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Ivy Gourd Stir Fry

Zeenath Amaanullah
5 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
5 People
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ABOUT Ivy Gourd Stir Fry RECIPE

Ivy gourd or tindli or tindora, call it by any name, it tastes equally yummy. An easy dish that can be made for lunch or dinner or even breakfast. It tastes yum with chapatis or phulkas as well and hence can be eaten for breakfast too. It has immense health and medicinal benefits. It protects the liver, boosts our immune system,eliminates allergy, helps removing fatigue since it has Iron in it. It helps in treating kidney stones and depression. Also controls blood pressure, blood sugar and constipation. This little vegetable is such an immense treasure of life saving properties and health benefits.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Indian
  • Pan fry
  • Stir fry
  • Sauteeing
  • Side Dishes
  • Vegan

Ingredients Serving: 5

  1. Ivy gourd - 1/2 kg
  2. Ghee - 2 Tbsp
  3. Salt - 1 Tsp
  4. Garlic, mince - 1 Tbsp
  5. Red Chilli Powder - 1 Tbsp
  6. Asafoetida - 2 pinches
  7. Kitchen king masala - 1 Tsp
  8. Coriander leaves finely chopped - A handful


  1. Wash and cut semi thick round slices of the ivy gourd.
  2. In a pan, heat some ghee and add the garlic mince. Saute it for a few seconds and then add in the asafoetida and the other ingredients as well.
  3. Cover and cook on low flame for 10 - 12 minutes. Do not over cook it. It should retain the crunch. It will be done in 15 -18 minutes.
  4. Garnish with coriander and serve hot. It goes very well with plain rice.

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Yasmeen Ahmed
Yasmeen Ahmed   May-10-2017

Lovely stir fry..

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