Stuffed snake gourd in gravy

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Total Time:
1.5 hours
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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  • 1 kg - beef or mutton mince
  • 1 - medium snake gourd, scraped and cut into 2 inch pieces
  • 3 - medium onions, chopped
  • 3 - large tomatoes, pureed
  • 1/2 cup - coconut paste
  • A small bunch of coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1 tsp - ginger paste
  • 1 tsp - garlic paste
  • 2 tsp - chilli powder
  • 1 tsp - spice powder
  • 2 tsp - coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 - green chillies, chopped
  • 3 tbsp - oil

How to Make Stuffed snake gourd in gravy

  • Wash the snake gourd and the mince.
  • Marinate the mince with a tsp of chilli powder, turmeric powder, a little salt and some chopped coriander leaves.
  • In a pan, heat the oil and fry the chopped onions till golden brown.
  • Add the ginger-garlic paste and saute for some time.
  • Add the chilli powder, coriander powder, spice powder, green chillies, coconut paste and salt and fry for a few minutes.
  • Add the tomato puree and fry till the oil separates from the masala.
  • Now add 2 cups of water and bring to boil.
  • Meanwhile, stuff the snake gourd rings with the marinated mince.
  • Pack each ring tightly so that the mince does not fall out.
  • Slowly drop the stuffed snake gourd pieces into the boiling curry and cook on low heat till the gravy is sufficiently thick and the mince is cooked.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot with coconut rice or plain rice.
  • Recipe courtesy: Anglo-Indian Recipes