Pakistani Style Tinde Ki Tarkari Recipe – Apple Gourds Cooked With Tomatoes

Pakistani Style Tinde Ki Tarkari Recipe is an Apple Gourd’s curry recipe cooked with tomatoes. Since the apple gourds have abundant moisture in them, this is a summer perfect vegetable to include often in summer time dinners.   Tinda (Apple Gourd), Tomatoes, Garlic, Dry Red Chillies, Cumin seeds (Jeera), Red Chilli flakes, Coriander (Dhania) Leaves, Green Chilli, Oil, Salt   500 grams Tinda (Apple Gourd) , sliced 2 Tomatoes , finely chopped 4 cloves Garlic , roughly pounded using pestle and mortar 2 Dry Red Chillies 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera) 2 teaspoons Red Chilli flakes 1 sprig Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , for garnish 1 Green Chilli , roughly chopped, for garnish 2 teaspoons Oil Salt , to taste     10   20     To begin making the Pakistani Style Tinde Ki Tarkari Recipe (Apple Gourds Cooked With Tomatoes), wash, dry and cut the apple gourd into thin slices discarding the seeds portion in the centre.Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan/kadhai on medium heat, add the mustard seeds and let it crackle.Add the dry red chillies, pounded garlic cloves and saute until the oil becomes fragrant.Add the chopped tomatoes and cook until they turns soft and a little mushy.Once the tomatoes are soft and mushy, add the sliced apple gourd/tinda, season with salt and cook until the gourds are half cooked.Now, add in the red chilli flakes, mix well and let the apple gourd cook until done with the lid closed.Once done, switch off heat and garnish the Tinde Ki Tarkari with coriander leaves and green chilli slices.Serve Pakistani Style Tinde Ki Tarkari Recipe (Apple Gourds Cooked With Tomatoes) along with Methi Ragi Soy Wheat Thepla Recipe and Kale Chane Ki Kadhi Recipe for a weeknight dinner.