Pudalangai thuvaiyal recipe | Snake gourd chutney

Pudalangai thuvaiyal recipe | Snake gourd chutney is prepared with snake gourd, grated coconut, tamarind, red chillies and salt. It is a different chutney with different taste from your usual side dish for idli or dosa.

Ingredients:-

  • Veg oil – 1 tsp
  • mustard seeds / kadugu – 1 tsp
  • urad dal / ulundham paruppu – 1 tsp
  • channa dal / kadalai paruppu – 1 tsp
  • asafoetida / perungayam – 1/2 tsp
  • red chillies / vara milagai – 3 to 4 number
  • garlic cloves / poondu – few
  • curry leaves / karuvepilai – few
  • pudalangai/ snake gourd – 1/4 kg
  • grated coconut – 1 tblsp
  • tamarind paste  – 1 tsp
  • salt – 1 tsp
Pudalangai thuvaiyal recipe | Snake gourd chutney -Ingredients
Pudalangai thuvaiyal recipe | Snake gourd chutney -Ingredients

Method:-

1. Put chopped snake gourd in boiling water for one minute. It will be half cooked.

Snake gourd in boiling water
Snake gourd in boiling water

2. Now drain water using a vegetable separating tray and separate half cooked snake gourd.

Water drained snake gourd after cooking
Water drained snake gourd after cooking

3. Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds. When it splutters add urad dal and channa dal. When it turns golden yellow, add red chillies, followed by garlic and curry leaves. Sauté for few minutes. Now add half cooked snake gourd and sauté well till it shrinks. Next add grated coconut and sauté for one minute and switch off the stove.

Cooked snake gourd and grated coconut added to fry pan
Cooked snake gourd and grated coconut added to fry pan

4. Cool to room temperature, add tamarind paste and salt. Grind well in a mixie.

Pudalangai thuvaiyal recipe | Snake gourd chutney
Pudalangai thuvaiyal recipe | Snake gourd chutney

5. This snake gourd chutney can be served as side dish for idli,dosa or rice.

For more chutney recipes click on the following links

1. Vendhaya Keerai | Methi Chutney recipe | வெந்தய கீரை

2. Kollu paruppu kuzhambu | Horsegram chutney recipe

3. Fennel leaves Chutney recipe | sombu chutney

4. Tomato chutney recipe | thakkali | தக்காளி சட்னி

5. Herbal green thuvaiyal recipe | Chutney

 

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