Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Gutti Dondakaya/ Stuffed Tindora/Stuffed Ivy Guord

Many of us know that Andhra Stuffed Brinjal curry(gutti vankaya kura) is very delicious, to this equivalent is this stuffed tindora curry, this is also one of the delicacies of Andhra which can not be found in any restaurants...........This tangy and sweet curry makes every one's favorite.




Ingredients:
  • 1/2lb.dondakayalu/tindora ( make a + slit length wise for stuffing)
  • 1 medium onion(roughly chopped)
  • 2tsp.red chilli powder
  • 1/4tsp.turmeric powder.
  • 1tsp. grated jaggery (must add, can be adjusted)
  • tamarind (goose berry sized, soak in 1/4 water, squeeze the extract)
  • salt to taste
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. oil
  • coriander leaves for garnishing

Fry 1tsp.cumin seeds, 1Tbsp. urad dal in 1/2tsp. oil. Now grind these fried ingredients with onion, red chilli powder, turmeric and salt to a fine paste and keep it aside.


Seasoning:

  • 1/2 tsp mustard & jeera each
  • 1spring curry leaves
  • 2crushed garlic cloves


Method:

  • First Stuff the dondakayalu with the ground paste and keep aside. Heat oil in a pan, once hot, add mustard and jeera , once they start to splutter, add garlic and fry till the garlic is light brown, now add the curry leaves and fry til they are dark green in color, now add the stuffed dondakayalu/tindora and fry on medium heat for 5min. then add the remaining paste and fry for 2min. on medium high heat. Now reduce the heat to medium, cover with lid and saute for few mins.(apx.5-7min.), then turn the dondakayalu/tindora to other side, (this makes even cooking) and saute for another 5mins.on medium heat covered with lid, then add tamarind extract along with 1cup of water, let the curry cook on medium heat, covered with lid till the dondakayalu/tinora are soft, then add jaggery, mix well and cook til the curry reaches light thick in the consistency(like in the picture above). Garnish with coriander leaves and serve it with steamed rice.

22 yummies:

Happy cook said...

I would be even happy with that gravy. Super super delicious.

Balakrishna Saraswathy said...

Looks so delicious..just like my stuff okra..

Gulmohar said...

Another delicious dish from you.Never tried this dish before..Looks very tempting Prasu...

Sarah Naveen said...

the gravy looks awesome!!! fabulously yummy!!

SE(Denufood) said...

wow...looks so wonderful and tasty..

Latha said...

The dish looks delicious....new to me.

Gouri Guha said...

Prasu,this recipe is new to me. It looks...yum...yum...yummy...I'm fond of tangy taste. Will try it and thanks for sharing.
...and keep smiling...

Vrinda said...

Never tried tindora this way...looks delish...

Padma said...

Looks so tangy and yummy. Perfect with nice hot rice. Delicious :)

Viki's Kitchen said...

Dondakayalu gravy looks so spicy and delicious. Never known this before. Thanks for the recipe dear.

Soma Pradhan said...

Another edelicios dish..Bookmarked

Siddhi Shirsat said...

hey this stuffed ivygourd curry luks very tempting...it is very spicy n chatpata...its completely different from what we make.I vl try this version next time when we make it.

Malar Gandhi said...

The gravy looks absolutley tempting, like it:)

Priya said...

Stuffed tindora looks amazing, fantastic dish..

A 2 Z Vegetarian Cuisine said...

Absolutely delicious.

Ms.Chitchat said...

Looks interesting. Have never stuffed Tindora before. Would definitely give this a try.

Chitchat

AshKuku said...

Very different & happy prep.... The look is rich with the rich masala....
The pic as always is awesome to match this rich prep.....

Ash....
(http://asha-oceanichope.blogspot.com/)

Padhu said...

I am not a fan of tindora but feel like trying yours as it look yummy.

Tina said...

Its completely a new recipe to me...Gravy looks spicy and delicious....

Sreelekha Sumesh said...

Love that gravy .looks soo delicious.

Nandini said...

I love the texture of oil in the dish! Cute litte ivy gourds and the dish is excellent!

Anupama said...

Since I know how great gutti vakaya is, I'm definitely going to love this... bookmarked!

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