Stuffed Punjabi Tinda in Philips Airfryer

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Stuffed Punjabi Tinda is a very delicious recipe which can be used as a main course or snack. Generally stuffed tinda are deep fried but we have air fried it to reduce the oil intake.

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Step 1: Recipe


Tinda -250 gms (Peeled and washed)

Gram Flour (Besan) – ½ cup or 2 tsp

Refined oil – 2 tsp

Salt, Red chilly powder. Turmeric powder – ½ tsp (As per taste)

Asafetida powder (Hing) – a pinch

Ginger garlic paste – ½ tsp


Put 2 diagonal cuts on tinda in such a way that it is intact from the 1 side. Stuffing – in a bowl, take gram flour, oil, all spices, ginger garlic paste. Mix together and stuff all the tinda with this mixture/ masala. Coat the tinda with little oil and put all the stuffed tindas in preheated airfryer and air fry for 25 min at 180 degrees. Serve with sliced onions, tomatoes, cucumber or as a main course dish.

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    2 Discussions


    4 years ago

    What is a tinda....- i assume it is a kind of fruit or vegetable could you pls show it?

    1 reply
    Healthy KadaiSunglowart

    Reply 4 years ago

    Thank you for your query Sunglowart. You are right that it is a vegetable. Tinda is nothing but
    Indian Round Gourd or apple gourd. I am sharing the image for your easy reference. Hope it is helpful.