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Spicy roasted Tindora/ Kovakka/ Ivy Gourd : Diabetic Friendly recipe

Delicious spicy roasted tindora made with chili powder, cumin, coriander and garam masala  goes well with bowl of rice. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Spicy Roasted
Servings: 4
Author: Swathi ( Ambujom Saraswathy)


  • 2 cups sliced Tindora/ Ivy guard
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp cumin powder
  • ½ tsp chili powder
  • ¼ tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 3 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • 1 lime sliced into thin rounds


  • First wash and pat dry the tindora then slice 2-inch pieces
  • In a bowl add sliced tindora and all the spices and olive oil and curry leaves and mix everything and set aside.
  • Pre-heat oven to 400F/ 205C 
  • In a baking sheet lined with non-stick foil and spread the spiced tindora into single layer.
  • Bake it for 30-35 minutes until everything cook through.
  • Enjoy with bowl of rice.
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