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Padavalanga Parippu Thoran (Pigeon pea- Snake gourd with grated coconut)- A Kerala special

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Here is the recipe ofPadavalanga Parippu Thoran, prepared in Kerala style. This is one of my personal favourite dishes,a side dish that goes well with Rice

Padavalanga Parippu Thoran (Pigeon pea- Snake gourd with grated coconut)- A Kerala special

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Padavalanga Parippu Thoran (Pigeon pea- Snake gourd with grated coconut)- A Kerala special
Here is the recipe of Padavalanga Parippu Thoran, prepared in Kerala style. This is one of my personal favourite dishes, a side dish that goes well with Rice Padavalanga Parippu Thoran (Pigeon pea- Snake gourd with grated coconut)- A Kerala special
Servings
Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup Pigeon pea lentils toor dal /
  • 500 gms snake gourd Chopped
To be ground
For tempering
Servings
Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup Pigeon pea lentils toor dal /
  • 500 gms snake gourd Chopped
To be ground
For tempering
Instructions
  1. Cook the lentils with some water, till they are 3/4 th done.
  2. Add the chopped snake gourd.
  3. Add extra water only if needed.
  4. The gourd releases liquid while cooking.
  5. Cover and cook till the lentils and snake gourd are done and the liquid is completely evaporated.
  6. Make sure they don't get overcooked and mushy.
  7. Switch off heat and let cool.
  8. Grind the coconut along with cumin seeds, chilli, garlic and shallots coarsely.
  9. Keep aside
  10. Heat oil in a pan.
  11. Add mustard seeds.
  12. When they start to splutter, add the curry leaves, followed by chilli powder and turmeric powder.
  13. Stir for a few seconds.
  14. Tip in the lentil - gourd mixture along with salt and mix well.
  15. Add the ground coconut and mix well.
  16. Switch off heat
  17. Serve with Rice
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  1. Aruna says:

    One of my favourites!

  2. Aruna says:

    One of my favourites!

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