Potlakaya Koora - Snake Gourd Curry recipe

Snake Gourds (Potlakaya) are rich in vitamins. Especially for persons suffering with low Hemoglobin content this vegetable is a natural source. These vegetables are tasty and also light on stomach. Snake Gourd Curry is a reasy and simple to prepare which is a great combination to both rice and roti. Find here the recipe of Snake Gourd Curry.

Ingredients :

  • 1 Snake Gourds
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1 tsp Urad Dal
  • 2 Red Chillies
  • Few Curry Leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tsp grated dry Coconut
  • 3 tsp Oil

Preparation method:

  • First wash and clean the snake gourds. Chop the snake gourds into pieces.
  • Heat a pan and add oil to it.
  • When oil is hot add urad dal, mustard seeds, cumin seeds and fry till the seeds splutter. Now add red chilies and curry leaves.
  • Now add the choped snake gourd pieces and mix well. Add salt and mix well.
  • Fry for 5-10 mins until the snake gourd pieces become soft.
  • Then stir the curry and cook for another 5 mins on low flame.
  • Finally garnish with grated coconut and fry for 2mins then turn off the flame.
  • Transfer the curry to a serving bowl and serve hot with plain rice.