SNAKE GOURD PARUPPU USILI

SNAKE GOURD PARUPPU USILI

pudal-parppu usili

ITEMS REQUIRED:

Snake gourd(pudalankai)1 medium

Toor dal                                         1 small cup

Red chilly                                     4 or 5

Curry leaf                                     1 strip

Hing                                                small pinch

Salt                                                 as required

Cooking oil                                4 tbsp

Coconut oil                                ½ spoon

Mustard, urad dal                for tempering

METHOD:

  • Cut snake gourd into small pieces, cook with salt. 
  • Soak toor dal for half an hour, wetgrind  with red chilly, little salt and hing.  (don’t grind very smooth).
  •  Heat oil in kadai, add mustard, urad dal , add curry leaves. 
  • Transfer the paste to kadai and sauté continuously for 2 minutes, till dal is fried and broken well. 
  • Add cooked snake gourd, keep stirring well for 2 minutes and switch off burner.  Add coconut oil and mix well.

If you don’t want to use more oil, steam the ground dal paste as idlies , break them and follow the above procedure.

 

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