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Saturday, November 15, 2014

Paduvalakayi (Snake Gourd) Sasive

Ingredients:
1 large Snake Gourd / Paduvalakayi
1 - 1.5 cups grated Coconut
Pinch of Turmeric powder
1/4 tsp Chilly powder
Grape sized Jaggary
1 green Chilly
1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
1 cup Buttermilk
Salt to taste

Recipe:

Wash the snake gourd, chop it into small pieces as shown in the picture below. (Remove the seeds if its ripen.)

Put chopped snake gourd, salt, turmeric powder, jaggary, chilly powder in a vessel. Add little amount of water and cook them well. Keep it aside until it comes to room temperature.

Grind grated coconut, green chilly and mustard seeds into smooth paste by adding sufficient amount of water.

Put cooked snake gourd, buttermilk (If it is yogurt/curd, put it in a mixer for few seconds before adding it to sasive.), ground masala in a bowl and mix well. Add water and salt if required. It goes well with Rice.