Thursday, February 24, 2011

Potlakaya Koora(Snake gourd fry)

Hai friends today i am coming with Snake Gourd Curry.This is very simple and  tasty.My mom used to prepare Potlakaya perugu pacchadi.We love both fry and chutney.She used to tell this should not be taken with any non veg curries.Ok lets go to the recipe.


Potlakayalu(snake gourds)-2
Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp
Jeera-1/2 tsp
Dry red chilli pieces few
Curry leaves few
Salt  to taste
Urad dal-1/2 tsp
Chana dal-1/2 tsp
Chilli powder-1/2 tsp
Turmeric -1/8 tsp
Oil -1 tsp


First wash and peel the skin of the snake gourd with the knife and cut them into thin slices.
Wash it well with water and keep it aside.


Place the pan and heat it .When it gets heat add the oil,urad dal and chana dal fry until the changes light brown.
To this add the mustard seeds and jeera.When the mustard seeds start to pop add the dry red chillipieces and curry leaves fry this.
Now add the cleaned snake gourd and turmeric and mix it well.
After 1 minute add required amount of salt  cover and cook in low heat until it gets cooked.
After it gets cooked add the chilli powder and fry for 1 minute.
Switch off the heat and take them in the serving bowl.
Serve hot with plain steamed rice.


  1. love it wid hot rice...looks yumm

  2. Çok güzel görünüyor. Ellerinize sağlık.

  3. hey, love you have cut them in rings. I usually dice, but this looks great.

  4. very tasty and yummy time I will cut them into rings ....

  5. Its been a long time, since i had this veggie, looks perfect.

  6. Superb...First time here...glad to follow ur lovely space..


  7. Yummy..perfect with rice n dal :)

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  8. Love this veggie..looks great