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Category: Vegetables – Members

Vegetables – vegetable recipes for members only.

Tindora with Coriander

Tindora with Coriander

| March 19, 2013 Comment

This Tindora with Coriander is not only different and delicious but also an easy vegetarian/vegan recipe that can be made quickly. The next time you get some fresh ivy gourd (dondakaya, tondli) from the Indian grocery store, try this curry. Servings: 3-4 Cooking Time: 20 minutes Ingredients 4 cups tindora, cut in 1/2-inch strips or […]

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Tindora-Tomato Curry

Tindora-Tomato Curry

| March 19, 2013 Comment

Tindora-Tomato Curry is a mouth-watering North Indian curry that makes a perfect side for any Indian flatbread, pita bread, or rice. Spicy and tangy, this combination of vegetables is healthy and rich in beta carotene (vitamin A) that acts as an antioxidant and prevents cells from damage and provides various health benefits. Tomatoes are also […]

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Tindora-Onion Soft Curry

Tindora-Onion Soft Curry

| March 19, 2013 Comment

Tindora-Onion Soft Curry is yet another delicious way to eat these ivy gourds.┬áPre-cook the tindora in the microwave to cut down on cooking time. Rich in beta carotene, this vegetable is a great addition to a healthy vegetarian meal. Look for tindora (tondli/dondakaya) in Indian grocery stores. Servings: 4 Cooking Time: 20 minutes Ingredients 2 […]

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Tindora-Onion Fry

Tindora-Onion Fry

| March 19, 2013 Comment

Tindora-Onion Fry is very easy to make. This curry has always been my favorite, especially with roti. The onions bring out the sweetness of these gherkin-like ivy gourds and make them even more delicious. Include it in your meal next time, and let me know what you think. You can use canned or frozen tindora […]

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Tindora Masala

Tindora Masala

| March 19, 2013 Comment

Tindora Masala is an easy curry that can be made as a gravy curry or as a dry curry. This curry tastes great with Indian roti. Tindora/Tondli/Dondakaya is an Indian vegetable that is available in Indian grocery stores (fresh and frozen). It looks like a mini cucumber. This is a versatile vegetable rich in beta […]

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Sweet Potato Fry

Sweet Potato Fry

| March 19, 2013 Comment

The sweet potato fry is a quick recipe for a vegetarian stir-fry with sweet potato or yam. This is the kind of curry you can make when you’re in a hurry, and still have a tasty, healthy meal. Servings: 4 Cooking Time: 10-12 minutes Ingredients 4 cups sweet potato, cut into small cubes with/without peel […]

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Stuffed Ridge Gourd

Stuffed Ridge Gourd

| March 19, 2013 Comment

Stuffed Ridge Gourd is very easy to make. Spicy and slightly sweet, this is a tasty vegetarian/vegan side for both rice and roti. Ridge gourd (beerakaya, dodke, turaii) is an Indian/Asian vegetable of the cucumber family and is a great source of Vitamin A, C, and minerals. It is also a good source of carbohydrates […]

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Stuffed Okra with Onion

Stuffed Okra with Onion

| March 19, 2013 Comment

Stuffed Okra with Onion is a delightful curry that goes very well with rice. Slightly sweet and tangy, this is a wonderful variation on the stuffed okra besan curry and is well worth the time it takes to make it. Okra contains fiber which is not only keeps the digestive tract healthy but also helps […]

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Stuffed Okra

Stuffed Okra

| March 18, 2013 Comment

This stuffed okra recipe is simple and easy to make. This bhari bhendi curry is a great way to add some spice and crunch to your vegetarian meals. This curry tastes best when made with fresh okra. Servings: 4 Cooking Time: 20 minutes Ingredients 30-35 okra (bhendi), small or medium 10-12 tsp vegetable oil For […]

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Spicy Ashgourd Curry

Spicy Ashgourd Curry

| March 18, 2013 Comment

Spicy Ashgourd Curry is a wonderful accompaniment for plain rice. The coriander seeds and fresh coconut in the masala adds a delicious flavor to the neutral winter-melon. Ashgourd is chockfull of vitamins like B1, B3, and C, and minerals like calcium and potassium. Since ashgourd is a water vegetable, it’s great for weight-loss. Servings: 4 […]

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Snakegourd Saute

Snakegourd Saute

| March 18, 2013 Comment

Here’s a quick Snakegourd Saute you can make for dinner or lunch as a vegetable side for plain rice. Snakegourd (potlakaya, padwal) is available in Indian grocery stores. This vegetable has a bland or slightly sweet taste and goes well with a variety of spices. Here’s a quick and simple saute. Snakegourd is a great […]

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Snakegourd Curry

Snakegourd Curry

| March 18, 2013 Comment

Snakegourd Curry (aka potlakaya, padwal) is a simple and easy curry you can make in a few minutes. Although the name of this vegetable sounds forbidding, this watery vegetable is like bottlegourd in taste and offers several nutrients, including some protein, fiber, and carbohydrates. Snakegourd is available in Indian and Asian grocery stores. Servings: 3 […]

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