SNAKE-GOURD CURRY/POTLAKAYA KURA

SNAKE-GOURD CURRY/POTLAKAYA KURA




INGREDIENTS:
Snake gourd/Potlakaya-2 cups
Chopped in to pieces
Oil 2 tbsp
Urad daal 1tsp
Channa daal 1 tsp
Mustard seeds 1/4 tsp
Red chilli 3 nos
Made in to slits
Green chilli 2to 3 nos-slits
Hing optional
Curry leaves
Chilli powder 1/4 th  tsp
Turmeric powder 2 pinches
Salt
METHOD:
  • Add 1/2 tsp salt to the chopped snake gourd
  • pieces,mix well,keep it aside  for 5 minutes.

  • Now press the chopped  pieces well for 2 to 3 minutes,with your hand and squeeze out /remove the water.

  • Place the squeezed pieces in a bowl aside.
  • Now place a kadai on the stove with oil in it.

  • After the oil gets heated add urad and channa daals,mustard seeds,red chilli slits one by one.

  • After they splutter add green chilli slits and curry leaves and mix well.

  • Now add the squeezed snakegourd pieces,turmeric powder,mix well,and place the lid.
  • And cook in a low flame,by placing the lid ,the curry will be cooked with water vapour.



  • After 10 minutes add required  salt and chilli powder too,and mix well.
  • Let it simmer on a low flame until cooked..lastly add extra Tadka made by chanadal, Uradal , red mirchi for garnishing..

  • Serve hot.

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