Tinda is a small vegetable that looks bigger than a green apple but smaller than a pumpkin. Short and squat like a pumpkin, tindas have a dark green stem and white flesh that is tender and tastes like a cucumber. The seeds within are edible.
Storage and Uses
Store them in the refrigerator for 5 days. Tinda can be used to make sabzi with masala and spices. They can also be stuffed with masala or paired with eggplant, potatoes, and other such vegetables.
Tinda helps soothe stomach acidity and prevents cancer. It also provides relief from constipation. It keeps the body cool, increases urination and detoxifies the body.