Wednesday, April 17, 2024


Snake Gourd Varai



Snake Gourd 250 Gms
Onion 1 Medium
Dry Chillies 3
Curry leaves few
Mustard Seeds ½ teaspoons
Turmeric Powder ½ teaspoon
Coconut fresh scraped 3 Tablespoon


Scrape the skin of the snake gourd off with a knife well.

Cut lengthwise into two.

Remove seeds and discard them.

Wash well inside and outside.

Cut the gourd into small pieces or finely.

In a frying pan, add this fine pieces and some water and salt and cook covered for five minutes or until the water has been absorbed.

Check if cooked else add more water and cook further.

Once cooked, remove and save.

In the same pan heat little oil and fry diced onions, cut dry chillies, mustard seeds, turmeric powder and curry leaves until onions are golden.

Now add the cooked snake gourd pieces and coconut and stir until the mixture is dry.

Add salt if needed.