Recipe: Snake Gourd Dal

CooQ : Recipe: Snake Gourd Dal

Snake Gourd Dal

North indian, Mains

Snake gourd
98 calories/serving
30 mins
How about some snake gourd in your regular dal? This experimental and lip-smacking side serve has the most amazing texture and is perfect blend of flavors. It is served best with steamed rice and pickle.

Recipe by:

Coconut & Spices


1. In a cooker, add 1/2 cup toor dal / split pigeon peas and rinse it well. add 1.5 cups water, 1/2 tsp turmeric powder, salt to taste. shut the lid and pressure cook it.

2. In a clay pot, heat 2 tablespoons oil. add 1 teaspoon mustard seeds and let them splutter. then add few curry leaves, three green chilies, three garlic minced, half teaspoon turmeric powder, half teaspoon red chilli powder, five shallots. saute well.

3. Add salt to taste and give it a good mix.

4. Now add the chopped snake gourd and saute this for a minute.

5. Cover the pot and cook for five minutes. after five minutes, pour the cooked dal in the pot and mix well.

6. Add half cup coconut milk to this and mix well. cover the pot again and cook for five minutes.

7. Your snake gourd dal is ready!!

By Coconut & Spices