Wednesday, 31 July 2019

POTLAKAYA PERUGU PACHADI | Snake gourd yogurt pachadi||Healthy Breakfast Recipes

Snakegourd Perugu Pachadi Recipe

There are a huge number of people who love Perugu Pachadi (yogurt based dishes). Yogurt has been an inseparable part of our diet since inception. Owing to its amazing taste, this dairy product has numerous health benefits as well. The good bacteria present in the curd is responsible for healthy digestion of food, strengthening of bones, helps in losing weight and gives a healthy radiant skin. Now, coming to the main ingredient of this dish, snakegourd, which is rich in all the important minerals needed for a body to function, lessens the effect of diabetes, helps in combating jaundice and the list goes on and on. So if you have not already, do include this healthy and delicious vegetable in your diet. 
Snake gourd perugu pachadi recipe

Snake gourd Perugu Pachadi Recipe

We have brought before you an easy recipe for snake gourd Perugu Pachadi, that is going to do wonders for your health as well as to your taste buds. Prepare this palatable dish for all your loved ones and nourish them with good and healthy dishes. This delectable recipe would be perfect during potlucks or when you have invited your friends for a lunch party. We are here to help you enchant each and every taste bud with our simple recipes which are dedicated to helping you at every single step and all the necessary details too. So what is stopping you? Get up and show your culinary skills. Happy eating! 
Total Time :35m
Prep Time  :15m
Calories      :200
Servings     :3

Ingredients of Snakegourd Perugu Pachadi

  • 5 inches finely chopped snake gourd
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 dry red chili
  • 10 curry leaves
  • 1 tablespoon coriander leaves
  • 2 teaspoon ghee
  • 1/4 teaspoon urad dal
  • 1 1/2 cup yoghurt (curd)
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 dash asafoetida
  • 2 chopped green chilli
  • salt as required
  • 1 dash turmeric

How to make Snakegourd Perugu Pachadi

Step 1 - Combine water and curd in a bowl
To start preparing this delicacy, beat the curd to make it smooth and combine it with water in a mixing bowl. Stir the beaten curd and water until you observe a medium consistency. Add turmeric powder and salt and stir again. Keep this mixture aside for further use.

Step 2 - Prepare the tempering for the dish
Start heating ghee in a shallow frying pan on a medium flame. After the ghee heats up, add cumin seeds and mustard seeds. After you observe that the seeds are sputtering, add urad dal and let it cook until it turns red. Next, put dry red chili, green chili, asafoetida, curry leaves and snake gourd pieces into the mixture. Now let the entire amalgamation cook on a medium flame for about 8 to 10 minutes or until the snake gourd pieces start to tenderize.

Step 3 - Combine the cooked snake gourd pieces with curd mixture and serve
After the snake gourd mixture is cooked, remove it from the heat and allow it to cool. Lastly, combine the mixture with the beaten curd and water (Step 1) and garnish with fresh coriander leaves. Serve fresh.

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