Pudalangai kootu recipe, snake gourd kootu recipe
Pudalangai kootu, snake gourd kootu. A healthy and tasty side dish made with pudalangai for rice and rotis.
Pudalangai or snake gourd enhances immunity and has lot of nutrients, minerals, and vitamins.
Pudalangai kootu is a traditional recipe of south india and is often served with steamed rice. You can make many recipes with pudalangai like pudalangai poriyal, pudalangai sambar etc. If you are not sure of how to cut pudalangai, check out my post.
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How to make pudalangai kootu, snake gourd kootu:
1. Wash the moong dal. In a saucepan, add split moong dal and 3 cups of water and bring it to a boil. When the water starts to boil, add chopped pudalangai and mix well. Cover and cook for 15 minutes. Stir in between. If you think water is not enough, add more water.
2. Meantime, grind coconut, turmeric powder, chilli powder, turmeric powder and cumin seeds to a smooth paste.3. Once the dal is cooked, in low flame, add the ground paste and mix well. In a small pan, heat oil for seasoning. Then add mustard seeds and let it splutter. Add urad dal and curry leaves. When urad dal turns golden brown, switch off.4. Add the seasoning to the kootu and give a quick stir. Switch off.Now, pudalangai kootu is ready! Serve it with steamed rice.