Padavalanga parippu curry

Main Dish
4 servings
15 min
20 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 4
Snake gourd - 1\2 kg

Parippu - 1\2 cup

Grated coconut - 1\2 cup

Green chillies - 4

Turmeric powder - 1\2 tsp

Cumin seeds - 1\4 tsp

Water - 2 cups

Salt - to taste

Mustard seeds - 1 tsp

Small onions - 4 sliced

Dry red chillies - 3 broken

Curry leaves - 1 sprig

Oil - 1 tbsp


  • Scrape the skin of the snake gourd and remove the seeds.
  • Wash it and chop into small pieces. Wash the dal and put it into a pressure cooker.
  • Add the chopped snake gourd and pour 2 cups of water. Add salt and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, grind the coconut, green chillies, turmeric powder and cumin seeds to a fine paste.
  • Open the lid of the cooker and add the ground coconut paste.
  • Add water if the curry is too thick. Keep it on a medium flame and boil it for about 2 minutes.
  • Put off the flame. Heat oil in a small pan and splutter mustard seeds.
  • Add the small onions, dry red chillies and curry leaves. Fry till the onions turn light brown.
  • Put off the fire and add the tempering to the curry. Mix well and serve hot with rice.


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