Snake Gourd Thambli


1/4 kg fresh snake gourd
3-4 green chillies, chopped
2 tbsp grated coconut
1-2 flakes tamarind
1 cup butter milk
1 tsp oil
salt to taste

fry in 1tsp oil
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
a pinch of asafoetida
1 red chilly (optional)
a sprig of curry leaf

1. Lightly scrape the gourd. Wash and cut the gourd, but do not discard the inside portion. Chop this along with the rest of the gourd.
2. Heat 1 tsp oil, fry the chopped chillies and the gourd. Add coconut, tamarind, salt and grind all of it to a smooth paste.
3. Churn curds smooth, add ground vegetable and mix thoroughly.
4. Season the ingredients given, add to butter milk.

Serve with rice.

You may also like

Leave a Comment