February 26, 2012

Padavalanga Parippu Curry /Snake gourd curry -South Indian Recipe

Toor dal/tuvara parippu - 1/4 cup
padavalanga /snake gourd(cut into cubes)-2cup
Tomato - 1 (diced)
Onion - 1 (diced)
Green chilly - 2 (sliced)
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tspn
Chilli powder - 1 tspn
Salt to taste
Small onion - 4
Extra virgin olive oil - 2 tspn
Mustard seeds - 1tspn
Curry leaves - 2 springs
Dried Red chillies - 2 (broken into two)
1.Pressure cook the toor dal and keep aside.
2.Cook snake gourd along with turmeric powder,chilli powder,green chillies,onion ,tomato ,salt and required water.
3.Add the cooked dal to it.Boil for 5 minutes.
6.Heat oil in a pan.Splutter mustard seeds. Add dried red chillies and curry leaves.Pour this into the curry for seasoning.
Serve with rice.