Podalangai is one of my fav. This recipe goes well with white rice.
|Podalangai / Snake Gourd||1 lb|
|Pasi Paruppu / Moong dhal||1/2 cup|
|Urad dhal||1 tsp|
|Curry leaves||1 strand|
|To Grind :|
|Urad dhal||1 tbsp|
|Green Chili||4 nos|
|Grated Coconut||3 tbsp|
Cook Moong dhal with 2 cups of water in a vessel and keep it aside. Chop Snake Gourd in to semi circle pieces. Add 1/2 cup water and required salt, pressure cook in a Cooker for 1 whistle. Fry Urad dhal, Cumin in “To Grind” Section for 2 minutes and add the rest of the items in “To Grind” Section and fry for a minute . Grind this into fine paste. After the Snake Gourd is cooked, add cooked Moong dhal and the ground paste.
In a pan, add ghee, Mustard, Urad dhal and curry leaves and add the Snake Gourd mix. Allow it to boil for 2 minutes. Add milk and cook for 1 minute.
(*) This goes good with rice, Chapathi. Recipe from one of my friends.