Snake Gourd ( Long Padwal) Sabzi

250 grams Snake gourd -  chopped
1/4 Cup Moong dal - soaked 

1 Medium size Onion - chopped
1 Medium size Tomato - chopped
1 Teaspoon Ginger- garlic paste
1 Teaspoon Kacha Masala
2 Tablespoon Coconut - grated
1 Tablespoon Coriander leaves -  chopped
Salt to taste

For the tempering
2 Tablespoon Oil
1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds

A pinch of Asafoetida
Curry leaves - a small sprig


Scrape the peel off the snake gourd, and chop it into cubes.
Wash the moong dal and soak it in water.
Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds. Add asafoetida, curry leaves, onions and saute till onions start turning pink.  Add the ginger- garlic paste and fry , then add the tomato, dal, snake gourd and fry well. Add masala, salt, fry well, add little water.  Cover and cook for few minutes till gourd is cooked, sprinkle water if necessary.  Add the coconut, stir fry for a minute. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.  Serve with rice or roti.

Labels:  Vegetables, Healthy, Main course, Vegan 
sneha datar
sneha datar

Happy Home-maker and culinary enthusiast.

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