Tindora or Kundru is a common gourd in India. Juicy and refreshing it can be cooked in several ways. This recipe makes crisp Tindora, ready within minutes in an air fryer and perfect with any meal.
Course: Main Course
Keyword: air fryer, besan, kundru, tindora
Author: Kanika Samra
3-4 tbspBesan/gram flourcan also use chickpea flour
Salt to taste
1/2tspChilli powderadjust to taste
Olive Oil sprayor any cooking oil
Wash and dry tindora. Chop into discs about half an inch thick or less, as uniform as possible.
In a bowl measure besan, salt, turmeric, chilli powder, coriander and black pepper. Mix well.
Next, mix spiced besan into chopped kundru. Coat all the chopped kundru.
Preheat the air fryer to 350 F.
Spray oil into air fryer basket to avoid stickage.
Lay kundru in air fryer basket in a uniform layer. Work in batches if necessary. Close air fryer and set it for 10 minutes, at 350 F. Check at the end of this time, toss the kundru to turn them. Cook for another 5-10 minutes at 350 F to get a crisp texture.
Besan Tindora is ready to eat. Tiny bits of besan will drop to the bottom. They crisp up well. Use these as garnish. Serve with rice and dal or, dal, chapati/paratha and dahi.
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