Saturday, 28 January 2012

Snake Gourd Seeds Chutney

Snake Gourd 1 thick n long
Yogurt 1 cup
Freshly Scraped Coconut 2 tbsps
Tamarind 1/2 inch sized ball
Green Chiles 2
Asafoetida a pinch
Turmeric Powder a pinch
Cilantro few leaves
Salt to taste
Oil 1 tsp
Method of preparation:
Clean, wash and finely chop cilantro.
Remove stems, wash and roughly chop green chiles.
Wash, slit and remove all the seeds inside snake gourd (abt. a cup).
Heat oil in a pan, add green chiles and snake gourd seeds.
Fry for a minute or two and add asafoetida.
Once cooled to room temperature, grind the fried snake gourd seeds and green chiles with coconut, tamarind, turmeric powder and salt into smooth paste.
In a bowl, mix together yogurt and above ground snake gourd seeds paste.
Garnish with chopped cilantro and serve.