Snake gourd raitha

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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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

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