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Dondakaya Fry | Andhra Style Dondakaya Vepudu

Dondakaya Fry or Dondakaya Vepudu as it's called in Telugu is a version of this simple dish deep fried and spiced along with peanuts.
Course Main Dish - Dry Sautes
Cuisine Andhra Pradesh
Keyword Andhra Vepudu
By Cook Method Deep Fried, Stovetop
Occasion Everyday Meal
By Diet Vegetarian
Dish Type Deep Fried Dishes, Dry Side Dishes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2 people
Author Srivalli


  • 1 cup Tindora / Dondakaya
  • 1/4 cup Peanuts
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • Handful Curry Leaves
  • Cooking Oil for deep frying


How to make Andhra Style Dondakaya Vepudu

  • Wash and chop the tindora length wise.
  • Heat a kadai with cooking oil, deep fry the tindora in batches and drain to a kitchen towel.
  • Next, deep fry the peanuts and curry leaves.
  • Add to the bowl of tindora, add the salt and spice and toss well.
  • Serve along with your meal.
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