Dahi Wale Tinda Ki Sabzi Recipe - Apple Gourd in Yogurt Curry

Give this absolutely quick and simple Dahi Wale Tinda Sabzi recipe a try which is packed with flavour and taste and makes a refreshing side dish along with any meal. Serve it along with Phulka and Pindi Chole for a wholesome meal.

Archana Doshi
Dahi Wale Tinda Ki Sabzi Recipe - Apple Gourd in Yogurt Curry
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Dahi Wale Tinda Ki Sabzi Recipe is a light and delicious sabzi that takes only 20 minutes to make. It is packed with simple flavours and when cooked along with spices, yogurt and besan it makes it very refreshing and tasty.

Tinda also known as apple gourd, is a versatile vegetable that is popularly cooked in a couple of ways -- the small round ones are usually stuffed with masala or the larger ones made as a simple onion tomato curry. Dahi Wale Tinda here, is easy and quick to make but is a hearty dish that will lift the mood of any meal it graces.

Serve the Dahi Wale Tinda Sabzi warm along with Phulka and Pindi Chole for a wholesome lunch or dinner

Did You Know: Apple gourd known as Tinda in Hindi is a vegetable with high Vitamin C, riboflavin, niacin, calcium, and copper among the other nutrients. Eating apple gourd is effective in mitigating acidity, diarrhea, indigestion, kidney stones and high blood pressure. It is known to reduce the risk of skin diseases, prostate & lung cancer and delay the greying of hair.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other dahi recipes such as

  1. Dahi Bhindi Recipe (Okra in Yogurt Curry with Caramelized Onions)
  2. Dahi Wale Aloo Recipe (Indian Yogurt-based Potato Curry)
  3. Arbi Dahi Wali Sabzi Recipe

Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Hard Anodised Kadai (Wok)
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

20 M

Total in

30 M


4 Servings


  • 500 grams Tinda (Apple Gourd) , peeled and diced
  • 1 tablespoon Mustard oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Methi Seeds (Fenugreek Seeds)
  • 2 Green Chillies , slit
  • 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1 teaspoon Salt , or to taste
  • 3/4 cup Curd (Dahi / Yogurt)
  • 1 tablespoon Gram flour (besan)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Coriander (Dhania) Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
  • 1 tablespoon Kasuri Methi (Dried Fenugreek Leaves)
  • 6 sprig Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , finely chopped

How to make Dahi Wale Tinda Ki Sabzi Recipe - Apple Gourd in Yogurt Curry

  1. To begin making Dahi Wale Tinda Sabzi Recipe,  prepare all the ingredients and keep them ready.

  2. In a heavy bottom pan or kadai, heat mustard oil over medium heat.

  3. Add cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds and allow it to crackle for a few seconds.

  4. Add the chopped Tinda (apple gourd), green chillies, asafoetida, sprinkle a little salt and turmeric powder and give it a stir.

  5. Turn the heat to medium and cover the pan. Allow the Tinda (apple gourd) to cook until it has become soft. It will take about 5 minutes.

  6. Give it a stir halfway through and check doneness. 

  7. In a small mixing bowl, add the yogurt, besan, chilli powder, coriander powder, kasuri methi and garam masala. Whisk well to combine. Add 1/4 cup of water if required and mix well 

  8. Pour the dahi mixture into the tinda  and cook till the curry has thickened and dahi wale tinda sabzi has softened and has absorbed all the masalas. This will take another 3 to 5 minutes.

  9. Once done, check the taste and adjust the salt accordingly. Turn off the heat and stir in the coriander leaves and transfer the Dahi Wale Tinda Sabzi to a serving bowl.

  10. Serve the Dahi Wale Tinda Sabzi warm along with Phulka and Pindi Chole for a wholesome lunch or dinner