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He entered a standard rate turn to the left but received a terrain warning.
The objective with a teardrop is to fly a diagonal course to an imaginary point four miles (stated holding distance) from the waypoint and far enough offset to make a standard rate turn and roll out exactly on the inbound course.
Thirty degrees of bank is more than sufficient to fly a traffic pattern, and 15-20 degrees of bank is all it takes to accomplish a standard rate turn on instruments in most light general aviation aircraft.

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