A unique combination of coconut with pointed gourd curry which is good in taste and exciting to prepare.
- Pointed Gourd – 250 gms.
- Grated Coconut – 200 gms.
- Onions – 2.
- Ginger-Garlic Paste – 1 tsp.
- Turmeric Powder – 1 tsp.
- Red Chilly Powder – 1 tsp.
- Coriander-Cumin Powder – 2 tsp.
- Tomato Puree – 2 tbsp.
- Vegetable Masala – 1 tsp.
- Garam Masala – 1 tsp.
- Salt – According to taste.
For tempering – Vegetable oil – 2 tbsp.
Cumin – 1 tsp.
For Garnishing – Chopped fresh coriander – a handful.
Step 1 -Wash, scrape and make two slits on both sides of the pointed gourd . Shallow fry it nicely to remove their rawness.
Step 2 – Heat a pan and add cumin and vegetable oil to it. Now add finely chopped onions and saute for two minutes. Then add ginger-garlic paste and fry again. Next add salt, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, vegetable masala, coriander-cumin powder, garam masala and fry for two to three minutes. Add the tomato puree and fry again for two minutes.
Step 3 – Now add grated coconut.Next add the pointed gourds and cover the dish.Simmer for a while.Cook till done.
Our coconut-pointed gourd curry is ready. Garnish it with freshly chopped coriander.
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