Apr 21, 2013

Tendli with Cashew nuts (Tendli Bibbe)

Tendli with Cashew nuts (Tendli  Bibbe) – A perfect side dish with rice / pejje… in Konkan cuisine !!

Serves: 3


1 tablespoon oil

1 teaspoon mustard seeds

200 g tendli, please pick tender tendli (kovakka / ivy gourd), cut into thin slices

½ cup fresh cashew nuts / bee / bibbe or ½ cup normal cashew nuts (if using normal cashew nuts, soak cashew nuts ½ cup water for 4 – 5 hours)

1 potato, peel off the skin and cut into thin slices

¾ teaspoon red chilli powder

¼ teaspoon turmeric powder

¾ teaspoon salt (or to taste)

1 cup / 200 ml water


Heat oil in a pan on a medium heat. Add mustard seeds. When they crackle, add tendli slices, soaked or fresh bibbe / bee, potato slices, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, salt to taste and 1 cup water. Mix all the ingredients well. Cover with a lid and cook on a medium to low heat for 20 – 22 minutes until the water dries up / vegetables well cooked. Serve as a side dish with rice / pejje (kanji)…

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