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Dahi Wale Tinde ki sabzi

Tinde Ki Sabji - Dahi Wale Tinde ki sabji- Tinda Recipe

Tinda ki sabji recipe Punjabi style. Tinda in English is known as apple gourd. The tinda recipe is perfectly spiced and light summer Indian curry to serve with chapathi, naan or paratha.
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Course: curry, Main Dish
Cuisine: indian cuisine, punjabi
Keyword: tinda
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Calories: 180kcal
Author: Rekha Kakkar


  • 400 g Tinda¬† (apple gourd choose tender small ones)
  • 75 g chopped onion
  • 150 g tomato puree fresh tomatoes
  • 1-2 green chili finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 3 tablespoon yogurt dahi
  • 2 Tbsp Oil
  • 1 pinch Hing asafoetida
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 2 tablespoon Aam ka achar chopped
  • 2 tablespoon coriander leaves for garnish


  • Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds and hing/asafoetida, allow it to pop and add grated ginger and green chili.
  • Now add finely chopped onion and cook till the onion turn translucent.
  • Add fresh tomato puree and cook it for 4-5 minutes.
  • After this add turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, cumin powder and mix well.
  • Add 2-3 tablespoon of fresh dahi/yogurt and cook on medium heat till masala starts to leave sides of the pan.
  • Season with salt to taste and add cut tinda, stir to coat it with dahi wale masala and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Now add 1.5cup of water and mix everything well.
  • Cover and cook for 12-13 minutes on medium heat.
  • Switch off the heat and garnish with fresh coriander leaves.
  • Serve Dahi wale tinda ki sabji hot with chapati paratha or rice.



Use tender small sized tinda or apple gourd for the curry.
If small size ones are not available increase the cooking time by few minutes so that it is cooked properly.


Calories: 180kcal