Achari Teendy

Achari Teendy

Achari Teendy is a spicy recipe for Vegeterian surely but it is also liked by Non Veg.Apple Gourd is a vegetable used commonly in whole Asia especially in India & Pakistan people love to eat it.Different regions have their different recipes and taste regarding apple gourd/Teendy.In some regions it is served with Chapati .In some parts it is served with Rice.But one thing is common in all is that it is eaten with love.


Apple Gourd/Teendy 1/2 kg
Water to boil
Salt as per taste
Oil 2 tbsp
Cumin Seeds 1 tbsp
Mustard Seeds 1 tbsp
Black Pepper 1 tbsp
Salt 1 tbsp
Paprika powder 1 tbsp
Onion Paste 1 cup
Turmeric Powder 1 tsp
Tomato Paste 1 cup
Coriander & Green Chillies to garnish


Achari Teendy

In a big pan take excess water and 1/4 kg Apple gourd/Teendy with a pinch of salt.When apple gourd become soft separate these from the water.Don’t throw out this water.It’ll be used later in gravy.

Heat oil in a pan.Add 1 tbsp cumin seeds in ,1 tbsp mustard seeds,1 tbsp black pepper and roast for 2-4 minutes.Then add 1 tbsp salt,1tbsp paprika powder and again roast on medium flame.Make onion paste with /4 kg onion and 1 cup of water.Add this paste to the pan.Let it cook on medium flame until the raw smell of onion vanishes.Then add 1 tsp turmeric powder in it.Along with it add tomato puree in it.Let it cook until it is converted into a thick paste.

After that add Boiled apple gourd/teendy in it and mix with gentle hand.Then add the leftover water in it.Cover the lid and cook it on low flame for 5-10 minutes.You can sprinkle fenugreek leaves for better smell.Transfer it in serving dish.Serve hot with Chappati/Naan.For a detailed complete recipe click here.Grabb more tasty & tried recipe here.



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