Pudalangai Poriyal Recipe – Snake Gourd Poriyal Recipe

Pudalangai Poriyal Recipe is an authentic Kerala dish and a dry side prepared usually as an accompaniment to the main meal.  Snake gourd is sliced and cooked in minimal spices and tossed along with grated coconut.  Snake gourd (pudulangai), Onion, Green Chillies, Cumin powder (Jeera), Turmeric powder (Haldi), Oil, Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu), Fresh coconut, Salt, Curry leaves   2 Snake gourd (pudulangai) , sliced into small pieces 1 Onion , finely chopped 4 Green Chillies , finely chopped 1 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera) 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi) Oil , as required 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu) 1/2 cup Fresh coconut , grated Salt , as required 8 Curry leaves     10   30     To begin making the Pudalangai Poriyal Recipe, firstly wash snake gourd and slice them into medium sized piece. In a heavy bottomed pan, add oil and heat over medium heat.Once the oil is hot, add mustard seeds. Once the seeds splutter, add curry leaves and green chillies. Now add the snake gourd, sprinkle some salt and turmeric powder and mix well. Add a few drops of water, cover and cook the poriyal. Simmer the flame and cook the vegetable with lid covered until they become tender and cooked well. This will take about 6-8 minutes. Open the lid and finally, add the grated coconut to the Pudalangai Poriyal and give it a stir.Simmer the Pudalangai Poriyal for about 2 minutes and then switch off the flame and serve hot.Serve Pudalangai Poriyal Recipe along with Matta Rice/ Chemba Rice Recipe, Nendra Pazham Pulissery Recipe – Ayurvedic Recipe for a simple comforting meal on a weekday.