Padwal bhaji recipeTweet
Padwal also known as snake gourd or padavalakai in Karnataka, is low in calories and rich in calcium. A stir fry vegetable with grated coconut makes a good accompaniment for rice.
- Snakegourd - 5 nos( medium )
- Mustard seeds - 1 teaspoon
- Urad dal - 1 teaspoon
- Chana dal - 1 teaspoon
- Turmeric powder - 1/4 teaspoon
- Whole red chillies - 4 nos
- Grated coconut - 1/2 cup
- Oil - 2 tablespoons
- Salt to taste
HOW TO MAKE PADAVALAKAI PALYA RECIPE Wash and peel the skin of padwal. Cut the padwal into small pieces.
Heat oil in a kadai. Add mustard seeds. Once it stops spluttering, add urad dal, chana dal and red chillies.
Once the dals turn light brown, add chopped padwal, turmeric powder and salt and mix well.
Add sufficient water and cover the kadai with a lid.
Cook on a medium flame for 10 to 15 minutes stirring in between.
Cook till the water is fully absorbed by the vegetable and is fully cooked.
Garnish with grated coconut.
Serve padvalakai palya as an accompaniment for rice.