Podalangai Podimas

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Total Time:
2 hours
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1 cup - Podalangai (Snake Gourd) chopped
  • 2 tbsp - Channa Dhal
  • 1 Big Onion chopped finely
  • 1.5 tbsp - Grated Coconut
  • 5 Cashews broken into small pieces
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tsp - Oil
  • To Temper:
  • Bay leaf a small piece
  • 1/4 inch piece Cinnamon
  • 3 Cloves
  • 5 Garlic chopped finely
  • 2 Green Chillies chopped finely

How to Make Podalangai Podimas

  • Soak channa dal in water for an hour, keep aside.
  • Clean snake gourd and chop it roughly.
  • Then grind the gourd with channa dhal coarsely. Set aside.
  • Roast cashews in a little oil until golden brown and set aside.
  • In a non-stick pan heat remaining oil and add the items under 'to temper'.
  • Then add onions and saute till golden brown.
  • Then add the gourd-channa dal mix.
  • Add required salt and give a quick stir.
  • Keep sauteeing and take care not to burn it.
  • No need to add water, saute until it turns slightly brown.
  • At this stage add roasted cashews and coconut, mix well and saute till coconut is slightly browned.
  • Serve hot.
  • Recipe courtesy: Sharmi's Passions