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Snake gourd raitha Recipe

Snake gourd raitha is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Wednesday, 17 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 200g - Snake gourd (scrape and cut into 1/2-inch pieces)
  • 150g - thick fresh curds
  • 3 green chilli, chopped fine
  • 1 Red Chilli
  • 1/4 tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • 1/4 tsp - cumin
  • A pinch Asafoetida
  • Salt
  • 1/2 tbsp - oil
  • 1 onion, medium, chopped fine
  • 6 Curry leaves
  • 2 tsp - coriander leaves, chopped fine
  • How to Make Snake gourd raitha:

    1. Boil chopped snake gourd in just enough water with salt till tender; keep aside
    2. Heat oil, add asafoetida, mustard seeds, red chilli, curry leaves and cumin, fry till the seeds splutter.
    3. Add onion pieces, green chilli, fry till the onion becomes soft.
    4. Add boiled gourd pieces, stir once and cover and cook for a min.
    5. Remove from fire and cool.
    6. Whisk curd well and add the above.
    7. Add chopped coriander and mix well.
    8. Serve this with any rice preparation.
    9. You can substitute with bottle gourd instead of snake gourd.
    10. This is a simple and quick preparation.


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