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Snake gourd - 1
Onion - 1
Green chillies - 3
Turmeric - 1/4 tsp
Salt to taste
Chilli powder - 1 tsp
Milk - 1 small cup
Oil - 2 tsp
Urad dal & channa dal-1/4 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp
Cumin seeds 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves -few


  • Scrap, wash and cut snake gourd into small pieces.finely chop onions and green chillies.
  • Heat oil in a pan; add urad dal, channa dal,cumin and mustard seeds and curry leaves. Allow them to splutter.
  • Add chopped onion and green chillies and saute till onions are translucent.
  • Add snake gourd pieces,salt,turmeric,chilli powder and cook in medium flame for 5 minutes. Then add small cup of water and close the lid.
  • Cook till done and water completely absorbed. Then add milk and cook 2 more minutes.
  • Serve with rice. This curry is easily digestible and good for patients and lactating mothers. 
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