Snake Gourd Coconut Sauté
Snake Gourd Coconut Sauté is a wholesome, delicious, mildly spiced recipe that pairs well with steamed rice and ghee or with roti. It’s also great by itself as a snack.
Servings Prep Time
2 5Minutes
Cook Time
20Minutes
Servings Prep Time
2 5Minutes
Cook Time
20Minutes
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Cut the tips off the snake gourd. Slit in half and remove all the seeds. Cube the gourd into 1-inch pieces.
  2. Add oil to a pan set on medium flame and wait for the oil to heat up. Sauté seasoning ingredients (curry leaves, cumin and mustard seeds, urad dal, red and green chili pepper) till the mustard seeds crackle. Add grated coconut, stir for a few seconds.
  3. Add the cut snake gourd, salt, mix well and cover the pan with a lid. Give it a few minutes and stir. Repeat the process a few times for about 15 minutes. The vegetable should be cooked, but not mush.
  4. Add chili powder (and chutney powder, if you have it handy).
  5. Mix well and transfer to a serving bowl.
Recipe Notes

Pairs well with steamed rice and ghee or with Methi Paratha, Brown Rice Khichdi or our Brown Jeera Rice. It’s also great by itself as a snack.

*Use organic ingredients wherever possible