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.
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.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Thoran recipes such as
- 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
To begin making the Pudalangai Poriyal Recipe, firstly wash snake gourd and slice them into medium sized piece.
In a heavy bottomed pan, add oil and heat over medium heat.
Once the oil is hot, add mustard seeds. Once the seeds splutter, add curry leaves and green chillies.
Now add the snake gourd, sprinkle some salt and turmeric powder and mix well.
Add a few drops of water, cover and cook the poriyal.
Simmer the flame and cook the vegetable with lid covered until they become tender and cooked well. This will take about 6-8 minutes.
Open the lid and finally, add the grated coconut to the Pudalangai Poriyal and give it a stir.
Simmer the Pudalangai Poriyal for about 2 minutes and then switch off the flame and serve hot.
Karthika Gopalakrishnan is a software Engineer by Profession. Being a foodie from childhood, she loves to immerse herself in the aroma of spices and their delicacies. According to her, cooking is a therapy which unwinds the hassles and bustles of a day. As said, the easiest way to enter into the heart of a person is through his food, she loves to bring a unique flavor of every recipe with right composition of spices and love.