Tindora Rice

45 min cook time
10 min prep time
Main dish
Preperation Time:
10 mins
Cooking Time:
45 mins


Ingredients To Roast And Powder

Ingredients For Tempering

Ingredients For Garnish

nutrition facts

Serving Size1 ServingSaturated Fat5.1g26%
Per Serving%Daily Value*Cholesterol0mg0%
Calories from Fat243Potassium476mg14%
Total Fat27.0g42%Carbohydrates91.0g30%
Dietary Fiber6.8g27%Sugars10.1g
Protein10.5gVitamin A10% ·
Calcium12% ·Vitamin C7%

nutrition facts

Serving Size1 Serving
Per Serving%Daily Value*
Calories from Fat243
Total Fat27.0g42%
Dietary Fiber6.8g27%
Calcium12% ·
Saturated Fat5.1g26%
Vitamin A10% ·
Vitamin C7%


  1. Pressure cook the soaked and drained rice with enough water. Once done, transfer to a flat plate to cool down. Sprinkle on it the sesame oil, a little salt.
  2. Heat oil in a wok and roast the ingredients listed under ‘Ingredients To Roast And Powder’ (except coconut). Once the ingredients are roasted add the coconut and fry for a few minutes.
  3. Cool down and grind it without water. Keep aside.
  4. Cut the ivy gourd into strips.
  5. Prepare the tempering with ingredients listed under ‘Ingredients For Tempering’.
  6. Add the ivy gourd, enough salt, turmeric and fry on a low flame for 5 minutes or until it starts turning golden here and there.
  7. Add 1/2 cup of water and let the gourd cook. Now, add the ground masala and allow the gourd to cook on a medium flame until oil separates and you have a thick gravy like mixture. Squeeze the lemon juice and add coriander leaves.
  8. Fluff the cooled rice with a fork. Add the thick gourd masala to the cooked rice and gently mix well.
  9. Garnish with roasted nuts.

Coccinia grandis, the ivy gourd, also referred to as baby watermelon, little gourd, gentleman’s toes or even gherkin is actually a exotic vine.

Health benefits of Ivy Gourd:

Ivy gourd has been considered as a therapeutic herb in traditional Thai as well as Ayurvedic medication. Ivy gourd includes beta-carotene, an important vitamin A precursor from plant sources. Additionally it is regarded as an excellent source of protein and fiber. A number of the health advantages related to the ivy gourd are provided as follows:

Possesses laxative characteristics – This particular vegetable is additionally created seize laxative qualities and increasing the bowel motions within our body. This particular property is mostly related to the beta carotene as well as Vitamin A stripped away from the plant of the vegetable. Because of this, it is also utilized to cure gonorrhea.

Normalize blood sugar level – The ability of minimizing the blood sugar level can also be related to this particular veggie. This is particularly because of an essential liver enzyme contained in this particular food which standardizes the sugar metabolism within your body, by improving the glucose production. Therefore additionally it is of excellent assistance to the diabetic patients and is also strongly suggested for them.

Healing certain diseases – Since times immemorial, the ivy gourd has been utilized like a cure for asthma, leprosy, bronchitis and jaundice. The plant of the veggie is additionally utilized for offering relief to the bowel problems. This particular veggie is additionally verified to be healthy in healing particular blood diseases and is particularly confirmed to reduce higher fever (by utilizing paste produced from the leaves of the ivy gourd). Patients struggling with asthma and high cholesterol level may also be occasionally recommended to take the ivy gourd within their normal diet.

Ivy Gourd as Health Food – It is promoted like a health food in several parts of India due to its high-content of Vitamins. Each one of these vitamins is essential for the body of a human, and helps reinforce the defense mechanisms. It is abundant with Vitamin C, which will help in conditioning the bones. It’s got ß-carotene inside it that is a precursor of Vitamin A in body. Additionally, it consists of Vitamin B1 and B2.It is usually best to take Ivy Gourd together with meals throughout fever.

Additional health benefits – Additionally it is thought to have got anti anaphylactic as well as anti-histaminic qualities. Vitamin C present in this particular vegetable is additionally functional at developing the general body structure.

Along with the above, in case you eat on this veggie it’s got nurturing effects on the eyes, heart, liver and kidney.

The ivy gourd is additionally well known because of its detoxification capability because it acts to cleanse our blood too.

This dish has: No cholesterol and is very high in manganese.