Pudalangai Poriyal / Snakegourd Curry with Milk

        Snakegourd  or pudalangai, is so called because it looks like snake, can grow from foot to six feet in length. Snake gourd belongs to cucumber family, widely grown in India, Thailand, Nigeria and Australia. This is quite a popular vegetable in Indian cooking. In North India, they cooked with dal(Lentil Soups). In South India, they make it as dry curries, gravies and raitha  It is  high in water content,  low in calories, fat free but filling and great to include in weight loss diets.

    Coming to this recipe, they are cooked with spices, coconut and milk. This flavorful curry is a good accompaniment for rasam rice or dal rice or puli kulambu. Try this recipe and let me know your feedback.


          1 Snake Gourd, Medium Size

          2 Tbsp of Chopped Red Onion
          1/2 Tsp of Turmeric Powder
          1 Tsp of Red Chilly Powder
          1 Tbsp of Dried Coconut Flakes
          3 Tbsp of Milk (2%)
          Salt to Taste

     To Temper

          2 Tsp of Oil

          1 Red Chilly
          1 Tsp of Mustard
          1 Tsp of Urad Dal
          1 Sprig of Curry Leaves



   Health Benefits of Snake Gourd


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