Padavalanga parippu curry | snake gourd with lentils2018-03-04
- Yield: 1
- Servings: 5
- Prep Time: 15m
- Cook Time: 15m
- Ready In: 20m
Padavalanga parippu curry | snake gourd with lentils
Healthy curry with snake gourd and dal
Padavalanga parippu curry is a traditional side dish of south India. It is an easy to make healthy side dish with snake gourd and chana dal(kadala parippu). This padavalanga chana dal curry goes well with rice,chapathi or even with ghee rice We can make spinach curry in many ways. I have already posted some healthy traditional kerala side dish recipes like spinach curry with grounded coconut and spinach curry with jackfruit seeds (cheera chakkakkkuru curry). Hope you all will like this recipes.
How to make padavalanga parippu curry
1/2 kg of chopped snake gourd(padavalanga)
200 g of chana dal(kadala parippu)
1 no of onion
2 no of tomato
1 spn. of chilli powder
1/2 spn. of turmeric Powder
1/2 of one coconut
1/2 spn. of cumin seeds(cumin)
Salt as required
2 spn. of oil
1 spn. of mustard
2 springs of curry leaves
4-5 dried chillies
Pressure cook chana dal along with turmeric powder, sliced onion, green chillies, tomatoes and salt till 3 whistle in low flame.
Once the chana dal is half done, add chopped snake gourd, chilli powder, turmeric powder and pressure cook till 2-3 whistle. Keep aside.
Grind coconut along with cumin seeds to smooth paste.
Add to the snake gourd lentil mix. Cook it for 1 minute. When its starts to boil switch off the curry.Do not allow to boil.
Heat oil in a pan.
Splutter mustard seeds. Add curry leaves and dried chillies
Add this seasoning to the curry and mix well. Cover the pan and serve after 5 minutes.