Fried Tendli Sabji | Fried Ivy Gourd Recipe


Ivy Gourd, also known as Tendli or Gilora, can be made in a variety of ways, however, I have made the fried version. Have a look at its recipe.

Ingredients (3-4 Servings) : 

  • Ivy Gourd - 1 kg
  • Onions - 4
  • Tomatoes - 1-2
  • Ginger Paste - 1 Tsp
  • Garlic - 6-7 Cloves
  • Powdered Spices - Kashmiri Chilli Powder - 1 Tsp, Turmeric Powder - 1/2 Tsp, Dhanajeera Powder - 1 Tsp, Sambhar Powder - 1/2 Tsp
  • Sugar - 1 Tbsp
  • Salt to Taste
  • Oil for deep frying
Method : 
  • Cut each ivy gourd vertically into 4 pieces and deep fry them with a little salt.
  • Take out the fried ivy gourd, drain out the excess oil and keep aside.
  • In the same utensil, just leave 4-5 tbsp of oil, draining the rest.
  • Fry finely chopped garlic andonions and fry them till they are golden brown.
  • Now, add finely chopped tomatoes to it and cook till they are soft.
  • Add ginger paste, salt, sugar and powdered spices to it and fry them for 2 minutes.
  • Once the oil separates from the mixture, add the fried ivy gourd to it and cook them for 5 minutes, covering it with a lid.