Jun 6, 2015

Bharwan Tinda Recipe / Stuffed Tinda Recipe

I have never used tinda in my cooking before. Recently i discovered this veg and i am in love with it. This is a stuffed version of tinda and it is a dry dish. Perfect with rice or roti. Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns for you..

Preparation Time : 10 mins

Cooking Time : 40 mins
Serves : 4 to 5


Tinda - 10

Onion - 1 medium size sliced thinly
Tomatoes - 2 chopped finely
Oil - 2 tblspn
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1 tsp
Green Chillies - 2 slit
Coriander leaves a handful chopped finely

Spice Powders:

Chilli Powder- 1 tsp
Coriander Powder / Malli Podi - 1 tblspn
Cumin Powder / Jeera Podi - 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi - 1/2 tsp
Garam Masala Powder - 1 tsp
Amchoor Powder / Dry Mango Powder - 1 tsp
Salt to taste


Wash and peel tinda, cut the top and bottom off. Make slit in them.

Mix the dry spice powder together. Stuff them into the tinda.

Heat oil in a kadai. Add in cumin and green chillies. Add in tinda and toss well.

Cook covered for 15 mins till tinda is 3/4th cooked. Add in onions and tomatoes along with leftover spice powders. Cook covered till tomatoes turn mushy.

Add in coriander leaves. Mix well.

Serve with roti.

Wash your tinda well
cut the top and bottom
peel off the skin
all tinda done
cut tinda like this

Now take your ingredients

Take all your spice powders and salt
mix them well
stuff them into the tinda

Heat oil in a pan, add in some cumin seeds

add in some green chillies

place tinda in the oil

toss so the tinda is coated in oil

Cover and cook on medium flame

now the tinda is half cooked

cook again covered till the tinda is 3/4th cooked

add in onions and tomatoes

add in the dry masala powder

toss well

cook for few more mins till the tomatoes turn mushy

add in coriander leaves

toss well



  1. Looks yummy.. Never cooked tinda before.. Let me see if I can get hold of some in pune..

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