Snake Gourd and Channa Dal Curry


by: Everyday and Not so Everyday

A simple everyday curry with South-Indian flavours.


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serves: 5

1 cup channa dal,

3 cups chopped snake gourd,

1 cup coconut,

12 sambar onions,

1 tsp powdered turmeric,

1 tsp cumin seeds,

1 tbsp chilli powder,

Salt to taste,

2 tsps coconut oil,

1 tsp mustard seeds,

3 chopped red chillies,

2 sprigs curry leaves

Nutrition Facts
Snake Gourd and Channa Dal Curry

Servings Per Recipe: 5

Amount per Serving

Calories: 147

  • Total Fat: 2.9 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 1.8 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 89.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 27.9 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 6.6 g
  •     Sugars: 12.8 g
  • Protein: 5.4 g

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1.  Wash and soak the channa dal for about 3-4 hours.

2.  Grind the coconut, sambar onions, turmeric powder, cumin seeds and chilli powder into a fine paste.

3.  Mix the soaked channa dal, chopped snake gourd, prepared paste, salt and about 2 cups of water. Cook till done.

4.  Heat the oil and when hot add the mustard seeds. Once the mustard seeds splutter, add the chopped red chillies and curry leaves. After a minute pour this over the curry and cover with a tight fitting lid to allow the flavours to permeate.

5.  Goes well with plain rice.

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