Tindora Shaak Recipe

Tindora Shaak Recipe

Cuisine: Gujarati

Tindora Shaak Recipe: Tindora Shaak is a curry made with tindora (ivy gourd) sautéed with spices. It’s a common dish in Gujarati cuisine, known for its unique taste.


  • 2 tblsp oil

  • 250 gms gherkins (tindora)

  • 2 tblsp jaggery grated

  • 1 1/2 tsp cumin powder

  • salt to taste

  • a pinch asafoetida

  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds

  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder

  • 1 1/2 tsp coriander powder


  • Wash, dry and slice the tindora thinly.
  • Heat up oil in a kadhai,
  • Mix in mustard seeds and asafoetida.
  • When it starts to crackle mix in tindora slices
  • Stir fry on low heat up for 5-7 minutes.
  • When cooked mix in all the masala and jaggery
  • Now stir fry on high flame heat up for 2-3 minutes.
  • Take off from heat up when crunchy and serve hot.

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