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pudalangai poriyal
Snake Gourd Poriyal
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
30 mins

Snake gourd poriyal (Pudalangai Poriyal) is an easy and healthy side dish that goes well with rice varieties. It is simple to make in just a few minutes.

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4
Author: Antonet Roajer
  • 2 no Snake Gourd (Pudalangai) Medium Size
  • 1 no Onion Chopped
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 0.25 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 0.50 tsp Urad Dal
  • 1 pinch Asafoetida (Hing)
  • 1 spring Curry Leaves
  • 1 no Green Chilies Chopped
  • 0.25 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 tbsp Shredded or Grated Coconut
  • 1 tbsp Cilantro Chopped
  1. Wash, peel, deseed and chop the snake gourd finely.

  2. In a pan, heat oil, add mustard seeds and let it splutter. Add urad dal and roast until the color changes to golden brown. Add asafoetida and mix well.

  3. Add chopped onion, green chilies, curry leaves and cook until the onion becomes soft.

  4. Add turmeric powder and mix well. Add chopped snake gourd, salt, little amount of water and mix well.

  5. Cover and cook until the snake gourd becomes soft. Keep stirring often to avoid the veggies getting burned.

  6. Add shredded coconut and mix well. Garnish with chopped cilantro and serve.