Dondakaya Fry Recipe

Dondakaya fry (Tindora Fry)

Dondakaya Fry is an easy stir-fry made in Andhra style with basic ingredients. Dondakaya fry goes well with white rice or can be served as a dish for dal curry or sambar. Here are the simple and easy instructions to prepare the Dondakaya, peanut and coconut fry.

Ingredients Required:

Tindora – ½ kg(finely chopped)
Onions – 1 (finely chopped)
Green chilies – 4 (sliced)
Ginger – Garlic paste – 1 tablespoon
Salt as per taste
Few Curry leaves
Few Coriander leaves (finely chopped)
Garam Masala powder – 1 tablespoon
Coconut – small piece (grate it)
Urad dal – 1 tablespoon
Bengal gram – 2 tablespoons
Mustard seeds – ¼ teaspoon
Peanuts – 1 tablespoon
Cumin seeds – ¼ teaspoon
Red chilies – 4
Garlic pods – 5
Turmeric powder – 1 pinch
Oil – 2 tablespoons

Preparation Method:

Switch on the stove and heat a pan.
Then pour 2 tablespoons of oil into the pan and heat it.
Then add ¼ teaspoon of mustard seeds, ¼ teaspoon of cumin seeds, a tablespoon of peanuts, 2 tablespoons of Bengal gram and a tablespoon of urad dal.
Fry all the ingredients well for 2 minutes on medium flame.
Then add cleaned curry leaves into the tempering and cover the pan for a minute.
Then add chopped onions and green chilies into the tempering and mix it once.
Cover and cook the onions for a minute.
Then add chopped Tindora into the onion mixture and mix it once.
Now add garlic pots into the Tindora mixture and mix it well.
Then add salt as per taste and mix it well.
Cover and cook the Tindora for a minute.
Then add turmeric powder into it and mix it well.
Now add Ginger – Garlic paste into the mixture and mix it well.
Cover and cook for 2 minutes.
Stir it frequently.
Cook the Tindora until it is cooked completely.
Then add a tablespoon of Garam Masala powder and mix it once.
Cover and cook the Tindora for 2 more minutes.
Then remove the lid and add grated coconut into the mixture and mix it well.
Cover and cook it well for 2 minutes.
Then add chopped coriander leaves and mix it well.
Now switch off the stove and then transfer the Dondakaya fry to a serving plate.

Tasty Dondakaya Fry is ready to serve now

Nutrition facts:

Serving size: 1 cup

Total fat – 4g
Sodium – 300mg
Potassium – 306mg
Total carbs – 10g
Dietary fiber – 1g
Sugars – 1g
Protein – 1g
Vitamin C – 2%
Calcium – 2%
Iron – 2%

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