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Padvilienga Thoran( Snakegaurd in crushed coconut paste)

Sheena Omana Narayanan
10 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
5 People
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ABOUT Padvilienga Thoran( Snakegaurd in crushed coconut paste) RECIPE

Snake gaurd is one vegetable generally many doesn't enjoy the taste, same applies to me but somehow i love this recipe which i gave a little twist to original thoran recipe. Do try this amazing dish and let me know how is it...here is the recipe

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Kerala
  • Side Dishes
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 5

  1. Snakegaurd:- chopped finely 2 cup
  2. Onion:- 1 big chopped finely
  3. Curry leaves- a sprigs
  4. Mustard seeds:- 1 tsp
  5. Turmeric Powder- 1 tsp
  6. Salt as per your taste
  7. Coconut oil- 1 tbsp
  8. Chana Daal:- 1 tbsp soaked in water for 1/2 an hour
  9. Ingredients for Grinding:-
  10. Green Chilly:- 2 nos chopped finely
  11. Garlic:- 4-5 nos
  12. Grated Coconut:- handful
  13. Cumin seeds:- 1 tsp
  14. Chana dal roasted - 1 tsp


  1. Grind above ingredients listed under grinding and set aside
  2. Heat oil in pan add coconut oil allow it to heat, add chana dal fry until it turns light brown in color, add mustard seeds allow it to splutter.
  3. Add onion and fry until it turns pink in color, add chopped snakegaurd , turmeric powder, salt and curry leaves. Stir nicely and cover with lid and cook until snakegaurd turns soft
  4. Once done add ground masala and stir well until all masala incorporated well with veggies.
  5. Cover with lid and cook again for 2 mins. Switch off the flame and serve hot with rice or chapati

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