Bharwa Tinda | How to make Bharwa Tinda

By Nandini Rathore  |  9th May 2018  |  
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About Bharwa Tinda Recipe

Each time it makes me feel nostalgic bout my childhood memories where Ma used to try daily new tricks to feed her kids but this one was a great hit and we just called it tasty bombs without knowing that it was made with Tinda.

Bharwa Tinda

Ingredients to make Bharwa Tinda

  • For filling=moong dal chilka soaked 1 cup
  • Tinda 6-8 pieces
  • ginger garlic paste 1 tbsp
  • Chopped coriander 1 tbsp
  • ginger grated 1tbsp
  • green chillies 2 tsps chopped
  • salt to taste
  • For gravy= onion medium sized chopped 1
  • garlic cloves 7-8
  • Red chillies 3-4
  • Garam masala powder 2tsps
  • Kashmiri red chillies powder 1 tsp
  • turmeric powder 1tbsp
  • 2 black cardamoms
  • 3-4 cloves
  • cinnamon 1 inch piece
  • bay leaves 2
  • oil 2 tbsp
  • tomatoes chopped 1 cup
  • salt to taste

How to make Bharwa Tinda

  1. Soak moong dal for 1/2hour and grind coarsely.
  2. Add Ginger garlic paste ,chopped green chillies and a little salt to dal
  3. First of all cut the caps from tindas and scoop out the pulp to make a hollow space .
  4. Add tinda extract into the dal mixture and fill all tindas with this dal mixture.
  5. Replace the cap over the tindas after filling and tie tightly with thread .
  6. Now grind all ingredients (except tomatoes) of gravy into a smooth paste.
  7. Heat up the oil and roast masala paste into it till it leaves the oil .
  8. Add tomatoes and tindas , roast for more 5 minutes.
  9. At the end add 3 cups of water and cook covered in a pressure cooker for 5 minutes on simmer heat.
  10. After 2 whistles put the heat off and let it cooled to normal temperature
  11. Serve hot with chapatis or rice and enjoy eating.

Reviews for Bharwa Tinda (1)

Shelly Sharma2 years ago

Would love to try this.