Monday, May 24, 2010

Split Channa dal and Snake Gourd Poriyal


Ingredients:
  • Split channa dal – 50 g
  • Snake gourd – 2
  • Onion – 1
  • Urud dal - ½ Table spoon
  • Mustard seeds – ¼ Table spoon
  • Red chili powder – ½ Table spoon
  • Turmeric powder – ¼ Tea spoon
  • Grated coconut – 2 Table spoon
  • Oil – 1 Table spoon
  • Curry leaves – few
  • Salt – as needed
Method:
  • Soak split channa dal in water for about half an hour and cook them with little amount of water (do not mash).
  • Chop snake gourd into small pieces. Cook them by adding salt, turmeric powder and red chili powder.
  • In a pan, heat oil and add mustard seeds. When they pop up add urud dal and fry for few seconds.
  • Add chopped onion and a pinch of salt. Fry until onion becomes slightly brown.
  • Add curry leaves, cooked snake gourd and channa dal. Toss them well. Adjust the salt and close the lid. Simmer for few seconds.
  • Add grated coconut and turn off stove.
  • Serve it with plain rice or sambar rice or curd rice.

22 comments:

  1. Very nice recipe. Healthy too. Must be delicious.

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  2. Mmm, what a great, healthy dish!

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  3. Nice click! want to grab the plate..:D

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  4. So neat and healthy recipe, lovely presentation.

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  5. nutritious recipe with beautifulll click...

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  6. Simple n delicious ...looks just so gud

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  7. Wat a beautiful stir fry, awesome click, i love it..

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  8. Quick n healthy poriyal dear, my faav too goes well with hot rasam rice.

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  9. i make snakegourd using chana dal, but not onions.. i'll try with onions next time.. elegant presentation!

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  10. looks delicous krishnaveni ... yummy.

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  11. namma ooru style illa da.. nalla irukku photo

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  12. So easy and healthy recipe.

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  13. Nice one,my favourite....not soggy but crispy...thanks

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  14. I love this combo..used to have this while in hostel, one of the few dishes I liked then :-)looks beautiful !

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  15. looks bful and delcious dear..awesome color..pls collect ur award from my blog as a token of gratitude and love

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  16. really simple and healthy dish krishnaveni..i used to prepare the snakegourd poriyal but this combo sound good..really yummy yarr

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  17. Hy Dear,
    Some Awards are waiting for you in my space...do drop by to collect them.

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  18. This is really yummy and healthy poriyal, beautiful click too...

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  19. Healthy recipe..simple and nice combo.

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  20. Wow..this dish reminds me of chennai...One of my aunties made this dish..the same way u presented...Simple and easy dish..thanks for sharing Krishnaveni :)

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