Stuffed snakegourd- Snakegourd recipes

I never knew what to do with snakegourd except making kootu with it. My mom used to make simple dry curry with grated coconut. Its my dad’s favourite. However I found it very boring , unless I started making it by adding onions and groundnuts to enhance the taste. And then I saw this recipe in Jaya shenoy’s book. Stuffing snakegourd seemed to be a good idea. So I made this and it tasted good – a good side dish for chapatis.

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  1. Scrape off snakegourd skin. Cut lengthwise,discarding seeds. Wash ,apply salt and keep aside. Boil potato,peel and mash them. Add salt ,chopped green chillies,coconut gratings,and asafoetida water. Mix well and prepare a stiff dough.Season with red chillies ,mustard in oil. Add a little juice of lime.Make balls of dough and stuff the snake gourd.Smear a pan with oil. Dust each piece with rava and roast till both sides are brown.
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22 thoughts on “Stuffed snakegourd- Snakegourd recipes”

  1. I make a stuffed version too though it doesn’t involve potatoes… only problem, i don’t get snakegourd often and it’s not tender, if I do.

    Yours looks perfect Sowmya.

  2. This dish is new to me. It looks so tasty!

    Akki rotti in your other post looks mouthwatering. Thanks for sharing this traditional recipe!

  3. my mom makes this – in the microwave – also the stuffing is different she uses only tomatoes onion mix with the masalas.but yours looks heavenly – since I dont own a mw going to try your version.

  4. I saw this recipe today only…its the most amazing snake gourd recipe. iam sure it would have tasted yummy. I also prepare only kootu and dry curry with coconut with snake gourd, this is a fantastic variation. Iam definitely going to try it.

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