Snakegourd with Gramflour

26 Nov

Potlakaya Senagapindi Kura


Snake Gourd 1
Besan/ Senagapindi 3 tbsps
Greem Chiles 4
Red chilli powder 1 tsp
Salt to taste


Urad dal 1 tsp
Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1/2 tsp
Broken red chillies 2
Curry leaves 5
Oil 1 tsp

Method of preparation:

Wash, remove ends, peel, halve, deseed and chop snake gourd into small pieces.
Remove stems, wash and slit green chiles.

Heat oil in a pan, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When mustard seeds start to splutter, add snake gourd pieces, green chiles and salt.
Cook covered on medium flame until snake gourd turns soft.
Stir in besan, red chilli powder and fry for a minute.
Serve hot with steamed rice or roti.

While preparing snake gourd, leave little bit of skin on for light crunch.

2 Responses to “Snakegourd with Gramflour”

  1. neelu November 27, 2008 at 8:55 pm #

    i tried it .very good

  2. nirmala May 10, 2009 at 10:36 pm #

    will try soon, am a new visitor of this site. my mom never used snake gourd, bt since i wanna taste all types, i been searching fr evn beetroot, ashgourd, cauliflwer, n all leafy veg recipes. thanks a lot

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