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Punjabi Tinda Masala | Your Food Fantasy

Punjabi Tinda Masala | Apple Gourd Masala

A delicious recipe of Tinda / Apple gourd using basic spices. Completely vegan and gluten free recipe.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 Portions
Calories 124 kcal


  • 500 Grams Tinda / Apple Gourd
  • 1 Onion Medium Size - Chopped
  • 2 Tomatoes Medium Size - Chopped
  • 2 Green chillies Medium Size - Finely Chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/2 Tablespoon Coriander Powder
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Garam Masala Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt As Per Taste
  • 1/3 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/3 Teaspoon Asafoetida
  • 2 Tablespoon Oil Mustard Cooking Oil is best for this
  • 1 Teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1 Tablespoon Chopped Coriander Leaves For Garnishing (Optional)


  • Wash and peel the Apple gourd and cut them into cubes
  • Heat oil in a pan/kadhai and add asafoetida and cumin seeds to it. Once they crackle add chopped onion and sauté till they are translucent.
    How to make Tinda sabji
  • Add ginger garlic paste and sauté for a minute. Now add all the spices and chopped tomatoes and chillies and sauté them till the mixture start leaving oil.
    Tinde Ke Sabji - Recipe
  • Now add cubed Apple gourd pieces and mix well. Sprinkle little water and cover the pan with lid. Slow the heat to medium and let them cook for 8-10 minutes.
  • Open the kid and sauté again, let them cook for few more minutes till they are well roasted. Switch off the heat and transfer them to a serving bowl. Garnish with chopped Coriander leaves and serve hot with Indian flat bread.
    Tinda Masala Restaurant Style


  • They taste best when cooked in mustard oil.
  • Always try to roast the sabji before switching off the heat as that maximises the taste of it.


Nutrition Facts
Punjabi Tinda Masala | Apple Gourd Masala
Amount Per Serving
Calories 124 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 680mg30%
Potassium 214mg6%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 518IU10%
Vitamin C 15mg18%
Calcium 22mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword gluten free, Tinda Masala, Vegan