Monday, September 14, 2009

Stuffed Snake Gourd


Here comes another member of Gourd family that is narrow,soft skinned,long serpent like structure-Snake Gourd.It is also known as Chichinda in hindi.Well I don't know how many of you like it but I always admired it because of this stuffed recipe which I learn from my mom.For those who are not aware of this veggie here is a click


Ingredients
Snake guard 2
Onion 2
Ginger 2 inch piece
Garlic 4-5 pods
Turmeric pw 1/2 tsp
Red chili pw 1 tsp
Garam Masala 1 tsp
Coriander pw 1 tsp
Dry Mango pw 1/2 tsp
Salt
Oil 2 tbsp

Method
1. Peel,wash and cut snake guard into 2 inch long pieces.
2. Scoop out the seeds to make these pieces hollow.Crush the seeds and flesh and keep them aside.
3. Make a stuffing with grated onion,ginger,garlic,salt and all the masalas.Mix well.Also add in it the scooped out part.
4. Now fill each piece with that stuffing.
5. Heat oil in a pan and add these stuffed pieces.Add a little salt and any remaining stuffing.Cover it to cook on medium heat till its done.
6. Serve it with roti/chapati or as a side dish.

Note: For a quick recipe just cut the snake guard into thin rings.Heat oil in a pan and add these rings,grated onion,ginger,garlic,salt and all masalas.Cover it to cook on medium heat.

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7 comments:

  1. Thats a new recipe for me...very creative..never thought of stuffing it!!!
    Gr8 job!!!

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  2. wow the stuffed snake gourd is new to me,but delicious and worth the try.you can visit my blog view my recipes and give ur comments.

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  3. Nice one... Dipti... Didnt know Snake gourd was soo versatile...
    We just make a simple vegetable as an accompanyment..

    Have a great weekend tooo ..

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  4. Seeing a snake gourd recipe after a long long time....thx for reminding abt it :)

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  5. Collect U'r Award dear.. Its waiting in my blog 4 you.

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  6. thanks all for ur supporting words...

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