Vegetarian food is very less spoken about when it comes to simple vegetables like gourds. More so, the special occasions see Cottage cheese taking the whole limelight. Tinda will never see any smiling faces especially if one is not a very vegetable admirer in normal life. But marwari homes, where the routine is the vegetarian kitchen, simple ingredients, dishes celebrate the beauty of every vegetable in its own special way. This recipe is one of those special ones that is cooked for festive or special occasions in summers.
Special Tinda kofta is one of my moms most popular recipe and it is always enjoyed by guests and family.
Tinda or round gourd is a humble vegetable mostly available in summers.
As a family we grew up on pure vegetarian meals, whic is kind of my marked statement in all my vegetraian recipes. At home, making the meals interesting and party wise, was always my mothers biggest challenge.But she had such a whole bunch of such interesting unusual recipes, that I am always asking for more.
Amongst the three siblings I was the least fussy eater and hence happily enjoyed summers when most of the the gourds would make one of the meals
It does look intimidating at first sight but belief me that this recipe proves to be a game changer when it comes to special vegetarian cooking.
I hope this recipe finds you in love with this vegetable all over again…. 🙂
Special Tinda Kofta Curry
Simple round gourd, stuffed with cottage cheese and cooked in a rich gravy of tomatoes and poppy seeds, usually served for special dinners in vegetarian households, as it is simple, yet rich in flavours and presentation.
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