About Tinda Masala Recipe: Tinda is a popular vegetable in India and other parts of South Asia. Also known as 'Indian squash', 'round melon' or 'apple gourd', Tinda is cooked into a delicious Indian curry, full of spicy and aromatic flavours. Tindsi in Rajasthan, or dhemese in Marathi, this vegetable has different names and variations in different regions and is a great lunch option in Indian homes. You can serve it with roti or paratha.Ingredients in Tinda Masala Recipe: Stir-fried tinda tossed in oil and cooked with spices like red chilies, green chillies and garam masala. This masaledar tinda recipe is a quick and easy one, made under 30 minutes and goes well with any Indian bread.