Saturday, February 16, 2013

Podalangai (Snake gourd) Poricha Kuzhambu



Bored of doing Kootu and curry using Podalangai. So searched for some other Podalangai recipe and my search ended in SpicyTasty's Poricha kuzhambu and wanted to try immediately.





Snake Gourd                      3 Small

Chana Dal                         1/4 cup

Moong Dal                        2 tbsp

Turmeric powder               1/4 tsp

For paste
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Coriander seeds               2 tbsp

Red chilli                          6 Nos

Chann dal                        1 tbsp

Urad dal                          1/2 tsp

Shredded Coconut          2 tbsp(Optional)


For temper
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Mustard seeds                  1 tsp

Curry Leaves                   5 -6 Nos

Red chilli                         1 no

Urad Dal                        1 tsp


Wash and cut snake gourd.

Pressure cook the dals and keep aside. Cook the snake gourd separately and keep aside.

Dry roast the ingredients under For paste and cool down. Once cooled blend in blender with little amount of water as coarse paste and mix it with dal.

Combine dal, cooked snake gourd in a pan and bring it to boil.

In small pan heat oil , add items under For temper ,once splutters add this to prepared curry.

Serve hot with steamed rice or roti.



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