Paruppu- (Yellow split peas,Thoor dal,Thuvaram Paruppu) 1 cup
Padavalanga (snake gourd)- 2 cups
Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
Cumin Seeds-1 tsp
Salt- to taste
Mustard, red chillies &curry leaves- little
Wash and cut padavalanga(snake gourd) into square pieces.
Pressure cook paruppu, Padavalanga and tomato in a cooker with required water.After 2 whistles remove from fire and open the cooker. Grind coconut, green chillies, cumin seeds and ginger into a fine paste. Add this to the cooker. Add little more water to make it a curry. Boil again. Once done, remove from fire.Splutter mustard, Red chillies and curry leaves and mix with the curry.
Thakali yittu vacch padavalanga paruppu curry thayyar......:)
Recipe Courtesy: Mrs. Hema Prasanth.