July 22, 2014

Snake Gourd Dry Curry


Fed up of making Snake guard with coconut? Try this recipe. Even your kids will start liking snake guard.. 











Ingredients:


Snake gourd cut into thin pieces – 2 cups

Chopped onion – 1 cup

Corn flour 2 tb spoons

Besan flour 2 tb spoons

Curd 1 tb spoon

Required salt

Chilli powder 2 tea spoons or Sambhar powder 3 tea spoons

Garam masala powder ½ tea spoon (Optional)

Oil 1 tbspoon



Method:


Mix all Ingredients given above well in a microwave vessel and microwave it for 5 minutes. Take it out and stir well. After 3 minutes again microwave it for 5 minutes and repeat it one more time . Well masala coated Snake gourd is ready for your meals and also for Roti.




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  1. Why do we add corn flour? What is the substitute? Traditionally, I don't think corn flour was used in Indian cooking. I would like to try this without using corn flour. When do I add the curd if I am using a gas top and not a microwave?

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    1. Mix one tb spoon of besan flour and one tb spoon of rice flour instead of cornflour. Curd can be added as said above for microwave procedure.

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    2. I did try it. It turned out good. Thank you. The chow chow kootu, without coconut, has something amiss. I should probably cook it again to get it right, I guess. Lovely blog. Regards.

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