Snake gourd is one of my most hated vegetable. But this poriyal has totally changed my mind. It is sweet, spicy and taste great with any gravy of your choice. You can check out my snake gourd bhajji too. I hope you will try this and let me know what you think.
Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 20 mins
Serves : 2 to 3
Snake Gourd / Pudalangai – 1chopped finely (around 3 cups)
Onion – 1 small chopped finely
Sambar Powder – 1 tblspn or to taste
Salt to taste
Oil – 2 tblspn
Mustard Seeds / Kaduku – 1 tsp
Urad dal / Ulundu Paruppu – 1 tsp
Dry Red Chilli – 1
Curry leaves – 1 spring
Heat oil in a kadai. Add in all the seasoning ingredients and let it crackle for a min.
Add in onions and saute for a min till it turns translucent.
Add in chopped snake gourd and saute for a couple of mins.
Add in salt and sambar powder and saute well.
Pour in a splash of water and cover the pan. Cook this for 5 -10 mins till the snake gourd is cooked.
Now remove the lid and saute the poriyal on high heat for 5 mins.
Serve with rice and any curry of your choice.
|Take snake gourd|
|Cut them and remove the seeds|
|Chop them finely|
|Now take all other ingredients|
|Add in seasoning ingredients|
|Add in onions|
|Add in snake gourd|
|Saute with the spices|
|Cook for few mins|
|Add in sambar powder and salt|
|Add a splash of water|
|Cover and cook|
|Till everything is cooked|