GOAN TENDLI PICKLE ~ Delicious Cravings At Vania's Kitchen
Tendli pickle is a flavour-packed, pungent yet tangy-with a hint of sweetness- vegetable pickle made of the ivy gourd. Tendli as it is commonly known in Goa is also called Tindora or Ivy Gourd or scarlet gourd or the kowai fruit. For those who do not mind a little science, its scientific name is Coccinia grandis and it generally grows in tropical climates as an perennial climber. The immature fruit which is crisp and fresh is generally used to make this fresh pickles.