Thursday, April 28, 2011

Snake gourd curry

Toor dal/pigeon pea-1/2 cup
Snake gourd-1/4 cup(cut to small pieces)
Turmeric-1/4 tsp
Chilly powder- 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Grated Coconut-1/4 cup
Mustard-1 tsp
Dry red chilly-1 no
Cumin-1/2 tsp
Oil-2 tsp
curry leaves few.

Method Of Preparation:
1. Cook the dal with little water till it gets half way done,then add snake gourd,chilly,turmeric,salt and cook till the veg becomes soft not mushy.
2. Meanwhile grind the coconut to smooth paste. Add that  mixture to the curry and boil for 3 to 4 mins. Add the curry leaves and turn off the heat.
3. Heat oil in a wok, add mustard, red chilly,cumin. Let it splutter, add this to the curry and serve with rice.


Tips:
1. Grated coconut can be replaced with coconut milk.In that case dont boil. Let the curry simmer for few minutes and then add the seasoning.

35 comments:

  1. Protein packed dish...looks yummy!

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  2. Love the idea, specially mixing with the dal. Just add roti/rice and complete meal.

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  3. Simple and Healthy. Nice one

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  4. Gr8 combo of health and taste... Nice presentation..

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  5. fantastic idea it is..to mix the snake gourd with dal..

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  6. That's a delectable combo for sure

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  7. Wholesome n delicious- great recipe dear!
    US Masala

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  8. adipoli.. daily sherikku kothippikkuka aanalle..

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  9. Lovely recipe.. looks perfect dear.. thanks for the awesome recipe :)

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  10. This is an easy recipe..Will be great with rice alle..

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  11. I do a similar kind of curry.though it looks simple it has lots of flavor and it's healthy too.kids will love it with rice and some ghee...

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  12. Addition of coconut milk in curry....Yummmmm!

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  13. long since get to see snake gourd.....wish I get some here...The curry looks superb

    http://www.panchamrutham.blogspot.com/

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  14. Flavorful and healthy curry... Love it with chapathis...

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  15. Ahaa, ee curry kollamallo..Njan snake gourd vechu aviyal and thoran mathrame undakkittullu..

    Pinne i hve tried chakka aviyal with frozen chakka before..Freshnte athrem taste ellarunnelum nallatharunnu ketto..Njanum chila frozen veggies medichu nokkumbol athu spoiled aayirunnu pakshe 1-2 times angane pattiyittullu..

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  16. Curry looks super delicious and comforting..

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  17. wow Reshmi...adipoli curry...quick and easy...

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  18. Healthy, mildly flavored & comforting dal :)
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  19. Yummy curry,but we dont eat this much....

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  20. we too make it and very nicely made delicious curry

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  21. Delicious and healthy curry,yummy.

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  22. Beautiful recipe, lovely curry!

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  23. This has a really unusual name that makes it very interesting. I hope you have a great day. Blessings...Mary

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  24. Creamy snake gaurd curry.love the picturess.

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  25. Love this kind of kootu/dal Snake gourd is not easily available here :(

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  26. Amma used to make this curry, looks awesome.

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