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Potlakaya kobbari kura/snakegourd-coconut curry

Main Dish
2 servings
15 min
20 min
Very Easy
This is a simple stir fry made up of snake gourd and goes well with rice.

Ingredients

Number of serving: 2
1 long snake gourd(potlakaaya)

1/4 cup grated fresh coconut

3-4 green chillies

1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds

1 teaspoon urad dal

1 teaspoon chana dal

a sprig of curry leaves

1/4 teaspoon haldi

salt to taste

1 tablespoon oil

Preparation

  • Cut snake gourd length wise and scoop out the flesh inside and cut into thin slices. Heat oil in a kadai and crackle mustard seeds, add chana dal and urad dal fry for a minute.
  • Add curry leaves and fry for half a minute. Add snake gourd slices and cook for a minute. Now add salt and turmeric to it and mix properly.
  • Cover with a deep plate filled with water and let it cook on steam on low heat for 12-15 until snake gourd pieces are soft and done by stirring it occasionally.
  • Grind grated coconut and green chillies to a coarse paste. Add this coconut mixture to the cooked vegetable and mix with it properly and let it cook on open for two minutes.
  • Remove it from heat. Serve it with hot rice,rasam and papad.

Photos

Potlakaya Kobbari kura/Snakegourd-Coconut curry, photo 1Potlakaya Kobbari kura/Snakegourd-Coconut curry, photo 2




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