The healthy and taste dish with tindora!! Tindora help regulate blood sugar levels. Some research supports that compounds in the plant inhibit Glucose-6-phosphatase. It is one of the key liver enzymes involved in regulating sugar metabolism. Therefore, ivy gourd/tindora is sometimes recommended for diabetic patients. Although these claims have not been supported, a fair amount of research on the medicinal properties of this plant are focusing on its use as an antioxidant, antihypoglycemic agent, immune system modulator, etc. Some countries in Asia, such as Thailand, prepare traditional tonic-like drinks for medicinal purposes.
This recipe is very easy to do and it will go well with dal rice and chapathi.
1.Tindora :10 (Washed and cut vertically)
2.Onion :1/2 (Finelly chopped)
3.Tomato : 1/2 (Finelly chopped)
4.Garlic :2 cloves (crushed)
5.Sambar Powder :1/2 tsp
6.Turmeric Powder : 1/4 tsp
7.Salt : To taste
8.Water :quarter cup
9 .Cilantro : Finely chopped( For garnishing)
1.Oil : 2 tsp
2.Mustard seed : 1/2 tsp
3.Urad dal :1/2 tsp
- In a pan, add in some oil and saute the tindora for 5-8mins. Once tindore slightly change its color switch off the flame and set it aside.
- Now, in pre heated pan, add in mustard seed, once it started to crackle, add urad dal.
- Now add in onions and tomato and cook it until both become soft.
- Add sambar powder, turmeric powder and salt.give it a saute and add in some water.
- When it is cooking well add the tindora and give it a saute again.
- Cook it in medium flame until it turns in sabzi consistency.
- Turn off the flame by adding some chopped cilantro in it.
- Serve it hot with chapathi or even it goes well with dal rice.