Pudalangai Poriyal Recipe - Snake Gourd Poriyal Recipe

Pudalangai Poriyal Recipe is essentially a dry Snake Gourd Sabzi made Kerala style.Super simple to make, that tastes absolutely delicious, best served with some matta rice and pulissery for a comforting weekday lunch.

Karthika Gopalakrishnan
Pudalangai Poriyal Recipe  - Snake Gourd Poriyal Recipe
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Pudalangai Poriyal Recipe is an authentic Kerala dish and a dry side prepared usually as an accompaniment to the main meal.  Snake gourd is sliced and cooked in minimal spices and tossed along with grated coconut. 

Did you know: Snake gourd has a high moisture content, and hence has fewer calories. It is a wonderful source of antioxidants. Snake gourd is also said to be a diabetic friendly vegetable. 

Serve Pudalangai Poriyal Recipe along with Matta Rice/ Chemba Rice RecipeNendra Pazham Pulissery Recipe - Ayurvedic Recipe for a simple comforting meal on a weekday. 

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Thoran recipes such as

  1. Cabbage Thoran
  2. Chow Chow Thoran
  3. Kovakka Thoran

Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

40 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 2 Snake gourd (pudulangai) , sliced into small pieces
  • 1 Onion , finely chopped
  • 4 Green Chillies , finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • Cooking oil , as required
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1/2 cup Fresh coconut , grated
  • Salt , as required
  • 8 Curry leaves

How to make Pudalangai Poriyal Recipe - Snake Gourd Poriyal Recipe

  1. To begin making the Pudalangai Poriyal Recipe, firstly wash snake gourd and slice them into medium sized piece. 

  2. In a heavy bottomed pan, add oil and heat over medium heat.

  3. Once the oil is hot, add mustard seeds. Once the seeds splutter, add curry leaves and green chillies. 

  4. Now add the snake gourd, sprinkle some salt and turmeric powder and mix well. 

  5. Add a few drops of water, cover and cook the poriyal. 

  6. Simmer the flame and cook the vegetable with lid covered until they become tender and cooked well. This will take about 6-8 minutes. 

  7. Open the lid and finally, add the grated coconut to the Pudalangai Poriyal and give it a stir.

  8. Simmer the Pudalangai Poriyal for about 2 minutes and then switch off the flame and serve hot.

  9. Serve Pudalangai Poriyal Recipe along with Matta Rice/ Chemba Rice RecipeNendra Pazham Pulissery Recipe - Ayurvedic Recipe for a simple comforting meal on a weekday.

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Last Modified On Thursday, 04 April 2019 12:00
     
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