Recipe: Yummy South Indian Style- Snake Gourd with Lentils

South Indian Style- Snake Gourd with Lentils.

South Indian Style- Snake Gourd with Lentils You can cook South Indian Style- Snake Gourd with Lentils using 18 ingredients and 8 steps. Here is how you cook that.

Ingredients of South Indian Style- Snake Gourd with Lentils

  1. It's 2 cups of snake goard, peeled and chopped small.
  2. You need 1/4 cup of chana dal, soaked for 30 minutes.
  3. You need 1 of onion finely chopped.
  4. It's 1 of chopped tomato (optional).
  5. It's 2 of green chillies.
  6. It's 1 sprig of Curry leaves.
  7. Prepare 1 tbsp of chopped ginger.
  8. You need 1 tsp of mustard seeds.
  9. Prepare 2 pinches of asafoetida.
  10. It's 1/4 tsp of turmeric powder.
  11. Prepare to taste of Salt.
  12. You need 3 tbsp of coconut oil.
  13. You need For of grinding:.
  14. Prepare 1/4 cup of fresh grated coconut.
  15. It's 1 tsp of cumin seeds.
  16. Prepare 1/2 tsp of whole black pepper.
  17. It's 2 of dry red chillies.
  18. It's 1 sprig of curry leaves.

South Indian Style- Snake Gourd with Lentils instructions

  1. In a pan heat up 2 tbsp coconut oil, add mustard seeds when it splutter add asafoetida, chopped ginger, onion, green and curry leaves..
  2. Add chopped tomato..
  3. Fry just for a few minutes, soaked and drained chana dal. Cover and simmer..
  4. When dal is half cooked add turmeric powder and chopped snake gourds along with the salt. Cook on medium heat with the lid on..
  5. Grind the ingredients given for grinding into a fine paste..
  6. When snake gourd is cooked add the coconut-spice paste, mix well..
  7. Cook for another few minutes. Switch off the flame, drizzle remaining coconut oil on top..
  8. Ready to serve.