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Microwave snake gourd and mung dal curry Recipe

Microwave snake gourd and mung dal curry is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Monday, 22 May, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Microwave Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 2
Rated 3.5 based on 100 votes


  • 75g - split mung dal without skin, dry fried and soaked in water for 15 min.
  • 250g - snake gourd, lightly scraped and cut into small pieces (discard seeds)
  • Salt
  • 2 tsp - oil
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin/jeera
  • 6 to 8 Curry leaves
  • 1 tsp - chopped, coriander
  • 1 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1 red chilli, broken into pieces
  • 5 Garlic cloves, crushed roughly
  • 1 tbsp - desiccated Coconut powder
  • Asafetida/hing a pinch (optional)
  • Turmeric powder/haldi, a pinch
  • 1/4 tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • How to Make Microwave snake gourd and mung dal curry:

    1. Mix snake gourd pieces, drained mung dal, salt and haldi in a microwave safe bowl with a little water.
    2. Micro high for 6 mins, stirring once after every 2 mins.
    3. Take oil in another microwave safe bowl, add mustard, jeera, red chilli, hing and curry leaves.
    4. Micro high for 1.5 mins, add red chilli powder to hot tempering, mix well.
    5. Add this to the first bowl, mix well and micro high for 1 min.
    6. Add chopped coriander and coconut powder, mix well and remove.


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