How to make Tindli Moongfali

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Tindli (टिंडली), Peanuts (मूंगफली)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Tindli Moongfali

Tindli Moongfali Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Tindli Moongfali Recipe

  • Tindli 1 cup

  • Peanuts 500 grams

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Curry leaves 8-10

  • Ginger paste 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Green chillies chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder (deghi mirch) 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 2 teaspoons

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Curry powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Wash and cut tindli in to thin slices. Leave aside. Heat oil, add mustard seeds and curry leaves, cook until mustard seeds start crackling.

Step 2

Add ginger paste, garlic paste and chopped green chillies. Cook for a minute, stirring well. Add shelled peanuts and cook to brown them slightly.

Step 3

Then add tindli and continue stir frying till the vegetable gets half cooked. Now add red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, cumin powder and salt, mix thoroughly and cook on low heat till cooked and dry. Serve hot.

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