Tindora Fry / Ivy gourd Fry / Dondakaya Vepudu

Tindora Fry / Ivy gourd Fry / Dondakaya Vepudu

Tindora is one of the healthy veggies which is very popular in south India. It is a versatile vegetable which can be combined with different types of spices. It is really easy to make and goes well with rice. Today I present tindora fry.

If you try this recipe out, please hashtag your photos with #MozisMenu on Instagram and tag me with @MozisMenu. I love seeing your takes on my recipes!

Ivy gourd_7 (Custom)

Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
Total Time
25 minutes


  • Ivy gourd / Tindora – 1/4 kg, cut it in lengthwise
  • Sambar powder – 1 tsp
  • Rice powder – 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/8 tsp
  • Pepper powder – 1/8 tsp
  • Lemon Juice – 1/2 tsp
  • Salt – to taste
  • Oil – for frying


  1. Cut the Tindora lengthwise into four as shown below. Add sambar powder, turmeric powder, pepper powder, salt, lemon juice and mix it well. If needed, sprinkle 1 tsp of water.Ivy gourd_1
  2. Now add Rice flour and mix it well to make the tindora crispy. Let it rest for 5 minutes.
    Ivy gourd_2
  3. Pour oil into a deep bottomed pan and heat it. Add tindora and fry it till it becomes golden brown.
    Ivy gourd_3
  4. Transfer the fried tindora in a colander or on a kitchen paper to drain the excess oil.Ivy gourd_4
  5. Serve hot with rice.

Ivy gourd_5 (Custom)

recipe image
Recipe Name
Tindora Fry / Ivy gourd Fry / Dondakaya Vepudu
Author Name
Published On
Preparation Time
Cook Time
Total Time
Average Rating
41star1star1star1stargray Based on 2 Review(s)