Long Gourd in coriander paste.


The usual method to cook  long gourd is adding coconut with it along with green chilli .But the method used here infuses the flavour of Coriander leaves and gives a different taste .


 Long Gourd (cut) (Snake Gourd) – 1 cup

Moong Dal -1 /2 cup

 Coriander leaves – a bunch

 Green chilli -2

 Mustard seeds -1 tsp

 Urad Dal -1 tsp

 Salt and oil.


  1.  Grind Coriander leaves and green chilli with little water to a nice paste.
  2.  Cook the long gourd and moong dal with little oil.
  3. When they are half cooked switch off the flame.
  4. In a kadai add oil and temper with mustard seeds and Urad dal.
  5. Add the long gourd and moong dal.
  6. Mix the coriander chilli paste, salt with this well and cook in slow flame.
  7. The paste will get well blended with the vegetable and  finally when the vegetables are  still crunchy remove from stove .
  8. This dish goes well with rice and any gravy.




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