I made a simple and comforting rice dish featuring dondakaya as the star ingredient. Perfumed with whole garam masala, spiced with green chilies, sweetened with coconut, Dondakaya rice recipe is jazzed up with a squeeze of fresh lemon and brightened with fresh coriander.
Must-have item on special occasions and a stir fry that is bound to convert hard core skeptics. It’s the sort of thing you should make only when you come across fresh, tender, bright green tindora. Tender Indian gherkins are turned into a deeply roasted delicious stir fry that is simple yet elegant to serve as part of a special meal.
Indian Ivy Gourd is a widely consumed vegetable, available in India through out the year. Called Dondakaya (Telugu) or Tindora/Tondli (Hindi), these cute looking small, stubby, green colored vegetables which grow aggressively on vines are used to prepare delicious stuffed curries, stews, pickles, salads and stir fries. To many, dondakaya is an unusual vegetable, not […]
Today, its Amma’s recipe called Gutti Dondakaya (Stuffed Dondakaya). In Andhra we use dondakaya a lot in our cooking. You can also use the same method for cooking stuffed brinjals/egg plant.