COCONUT AND POINTED GOURD CURRY
Hi, dear buddies.Welcome again to my cooking space. Today I’m going to prepare a simple dish with a unique combination of coconut with pointed gourd curry which is good in taste and exciting to prepare. It really is great for a lighter lunch or dinner idea. So let’s start with it—
- 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.
Wash, scrape and make two slits on both sides of the pointed gourd. Shallow fry it nicely to remove their rawness.
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.
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.
Do try this recipe at home. Share your comments and feedback. Have a great week friends. Till then, healthy cooking, happy living!!!