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Snake Gourd Moru Kootan

Subha Prakash
0 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Snake Gourd Moru Kootan RECIPE

It is a Kerela's famous traditional lunch recipe. I love anything made with curd and this combinatiion of curd and snake gourd tastes great.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Everyday
  • Kerala
  • Side Dishes
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Snake gourd - 2 medium size
  2. Tumeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  3. red chilli powder - 1/4 tsp
  4. curd - 1 1/2 cup
  5. Grind : coconut scraps - 1/2 cup
  6. Grind : green chillies - 3
  7. cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
  8. For seasoning : oil - 2 tsp
  9. mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp


  1. Cut the snake gourd into big round shapes. Cook it by adding water, turmeric powder, red chilli powder. Since I have sliced it big, it will take sometime, cook till it becomes soft.
  2. Grind the ingredients mentioned under grind. Add this ground mix to the cooked snake gourd. When it boils well, add the beaten curd with salt. Mix well. When it just begins to boil, Turn off the flame.
  3. Then season with the ingredients mentioned under seasoning and pour over the mix. Podalanga Moru Kootan is ready to be served.

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Hannah Richard
Hannah Richard   Aug-23-2019

This dish came out well.Thank you.

Triveni Narayan
Triveni Narayan   Sep-03-2018

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