Monday, 11 November 2013

Snake Gourd Seeds Chutney

Usually we discard snake gourd seeds. But here is my version of south Indian influences chutney made by snake gourd seeds. It is good variation for typical coconut chutney.

ही पाककृती वाचा  मराठीतून ……इथे क्लिक करा. 


  • Snake Gourd seeds and pulp- ½ cup
  • Green chilies- 2 to 3
  • Mustard Seeds- ½ tsp 
  • Cumin Seeds- ¼ tsp
  • Fenugreek Seeds- 2-3 kernels (optional)
  • Turmeric Powder- ¼ tsp
  • Asafoetida (Hing)- a pinch
  • Oil- 1 tbsp
  • Tamarind- marble sized ball (or 2 tsp of pulp)
  • Jaggery, grated- 1 tsp or as to taste
  • Fresh coriander, chopped- 2 tbsp
  • Salt to taste 

Soak the tamarind in water and set aside.
Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds; when they sputters, add hing, cumin seeds, chilies fenugreek seeds and turmeric powder. Add turmeric powder, snake gourd seeds and salt. Saute on simmer for 3-4 minutes. Let it cool.

Add fresh coriander, tamarind pulp,jaggery and grind it. 
Serve with dosa, neer dosa (ghavan), idali or any south-Indian snack. 

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