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Snake gourd masala is a simple south Indian side dish. Snake gourd or Podalangai or Potlakaya and channa dal (lentil) seasoned with aromatic Indian spices The Snake Gourd recipe is one of the traditional recipes of Andhra Pradesh which is loved by all.



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Author tamrapalli Servings 2 persons
Published April 12, 2008 Cooking Time (mins) 20
Main Ingredient 122 Preparation Time 10 mins

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Snake gourd masala is a simple south Indian side dish. Snake gourd or Podalangai or Potlakaya and channa dal (lentil) seasoned with aromatic Indian spices The Snake Gourd recipe is one of the traditional recipes of Andhra Pradesh which is loved by all.

Recipe of Snake Gourd masala

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Salt   To Taste
curry leaves(chopped)  few 0
Green chillies  few 0
Hing(optional)   Pinch
Turmeric  1/2 Teaspoons
Onion(chopped)  1/2 Cup
Cumin seeds  1 Teaspoons
Mustard seeds  1 Teaspoons
Red chilli  few 0
Chana dal  1/2 Cup
Snake Gourd  1 Large
Gun powder  1 Tablespoons

Directions

1. Slit open the snake gourd remove the seeds.Cut it into small pieces.
2.Along with this boil chana dal till its partially cooked.After its half-cooked add snake gourd pinch of salt.Allow it to boil till the gourd is tender cooked.
3. On the other side,take a non stick pan put oil in it.When it is hot add red chillies,mustard seeds,cumin seeds onions.Add turmeric,hing(optional),green chillies,chopped curry leaves saute all well.
4.Once chana gourd mixture is 3/4 cooked add it to the tempering in the pan . Toss it till remaining water evaporates.Once it becomes a dry mixture add the gunpowder of your choice . (Note:-Chana dal shouldnot get mashed during the boiling process amp; any excess of water in the mixture should be strained out before adding to the tempering)
5. Toss the mixture well.Add salt (if required).

6.Serve it with rotis/rice.

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