Today's lunch was
Pudalangai Kadalai Paruppu Poriyal
Pudalangai / Snakegourd - 2 cups
Chana dal - 1/2 cup
Red Chilies - 2 medium
Mustard Seeds - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves handful
Coconut, grated - 2 tsbp
Hing - a pinch
Salt to taste
Oil - 1 tsp
Red Chili flakes - 1/2 tsp
How to make Pudalangai Kadalai Paruppu Poriyal
Wash and soak the chana dal for atleast an hour.
Wash and prep the snakegourd. Chop the snakegourd into thin pieces.
Heat a non stick pan with oil, add hing, mustard seeds, Urad dal, curry leaves. Saute well. Then add the drained chana dal, add the snakegourd pieces.
Simmer and cover with lid. Cook for 15 mins. Once the snakegourd becomes tender, add the grated coconut, red chili flakes.
Serve with rice.