Poddele Gashi

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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup - tur dal
  • 1.5 cups - water
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp - oil
  • 200 g - snake gourd (poddele), peel off the outer gently and cut into 1/2 - inch cubes
  • 1 small darbyasole (kudampuli)
  • For Coconut paste:
  • 1 cup - grated coconut
  • 3/4 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp - water
  • For Seasoning:
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • 1 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - urad dal
  • 1/2 tsp - methi (fenugreek) seeds
  • 6 curry leaves

How to Make Poddele Gashi

  • For dal:
  • Wash and clean dal. Soak in a pressure cooker for half an hour with turmeric powder, 1/2 tsp oil and 1.5 cups water and cook for 15 minutes or till done (reduce the heat to medium after 2 whistles and cook for 10 mins ). Allow the cooker to cool naturally.
  • For gashi:
  • In a wide bowl / non-stick pan, mix boiled dal, snake gourd pieces, salt to taste and 1 kudampuli.
  • Mix all the ingredients well. Cover with a lid and cook on low to medium heat for 15 mins or until 3/4 done and poddele pieces softens.
  • Add coconut paste, mix well and cook on a low heat for 8 - 10 mins ( Do not add extra water ).
  • For Seasoning:
  • Heat oil in a frying pan. Add mustard seeds.
  • When they splutter, add urad dal, methi and curry leaves. Saute for 2 - 3 mins until fragrant.
  • Pour the seasoning over poddele gashi and mix well. Serve with rice.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Niya's World

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