Mouth-watering Snake Gourd Recipe

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By Abhijit

Last Updated Jun 23, 2022


Narkel diye chichinga/ Snake gourd with coconut

Mouth-watering Snake Gourd Recipe

In West Bengal, you can get the maximum verities of vegetables in all the seasons. There are so many varieties of vegetables you won’t get anywhere except in Bengal. One of them is snake gourd, which is a very nutritious veggie. It helps to detoxify the kidneys, improves heart function, fights anxiety and depression, and strengthens the respiratory process. Tiny pieces of coconut are stir-fried with small pieces of potato and snake gourd using limited or without using spices; this makes Mouth-watering Snake Gourd Recipe. It is a very simple and easy but healthy recipe.

The equipment requires

  • A frying pan
  • Spatula
  • Serving plate

Ingredients

  • Snake gourd 300 gm
  • Potato-1
  • Coconut-1/4th of a normal size coconut
  • Red chili-1
  • Cumin seeds -1/2 tbsp for tempering
  • Turmeric powder-1 tbsp
  • Oil-1 tbsp
  • Salt to taste

How to make Mouth-watering Snake Gourd Recipe

Cut coconut into very small pieces with the help of a knife, and cut the potatoes in small dice shapes.

Cut the snake gourd in lengthwise half, and then slice it into small sizes.

Snake Gourd recipe step2

Take a Kadai, heat oil, and add half tbsp cumin seeds and red chili for tempering.

Snake Gourd recipe step3

Once they sizzle and settle down, then add small pieces of coconuts and stir fry for two minutes.

Snake Gourd recipe step4

After two minutes add the potato pieces and stir them for 3-4 minutes.

Snake Gourd recipe step5

Then add the snake gourd pieces.

Snake Gourd recipe step6

 Add salt.

Snake Gourd recipe step7

Then add turmeric powder.

Snake Gourd recipe step8

Sauté them, for 2-3 minutes.

Snake Gourd recipe step9

Then cover the lid and allow them to cook for 5 minutes on low flame.

Snake Gourd recipe step10

Now open the cover after five minutes and stir them for one or two minutes.

Snake Gourd recipe step11

Now check, all are boiled properly or not

Snake Gourd recipe step12

If done, take them off from the oven.

Snake Gourd recipe step13

Transfer them to a serving plate

Serve hot with rice or roti.

Mouth-watering Snake Gourd Recipe

Mouth-watering Snake Gourd Recipe

. Tiny pieces of coconut arestir-fried with small pieces of potato and snake gourd using limited or withoutusing spices; this makes Mouth-watering Snake Gourd Recipe. It is a very simpleand easy but healthy recipe.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Bengali, Indian
Servings 4
Calories

Equipment

  • A kadai or a fry pan
  • Spatula
  • Serving plate

Ingredients
  

  • 300 gm snake gourd
  • 1 potato
  • 1 fresh coconut
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 red chili
  • 1 tbsp  turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tbsp cumin seeds
  • salt

Instructions
 

  • Cut coconut into very small pieceswith the help of a knife, and cut the potatoes in small dice shapes.
  • Cut the snake gourd in lengthwisehalf, and then slice it into small sizes.
  • Take a Kadai, heat oil, and add half tbsp cumin seeds and red chili for tempering.
  • Once they sizzle and settle down,then add small pieces of coconuts and stir fry for two minutes.
  • After two minutes add the potatopieces and stir them for 3-4 minutes.
  • Then add the snake gourd pieces.
  •  Add salt.
  • Then add turmeric powder.
  • Sauté them, for 2-3 minutes.
  • Then cover the lid and allow them tocook for 5 minutes in low flame.
  • Now open the cover after fiveminutes and stir them for one or two minutes.
  • Now check, all are boiled properly or not
  • If done, take them off from theoven.
  • Serve hot with rice or roti.

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