Ash Gourd Puli Koddel Recipe

Ash Gourd Puli Koddel is a traditional South Indian curry made with ash gourd, tamarind, and coconut. It is a tangy and mildly spiced dish that is perfect to be served with steamed rice. The ash gourd is cooked until tender and then simmered in a flavorful coconut and tamarind gravy. This dish is not only delicious but also nutritious as ash gourd is low in calories and rich in fiber and vitamins.

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Ingredients for Ash Gourd Puli Koddel Recipe

  • 125 gram Ash Gourd, Peeled And Chopped
  • 1/4 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • as needed A Few Curry Leaves
  • 1/2 Dried Red Chilies
  • 1/2 tablespoon Tamarind Pulp
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1/4 cup Water
  • 0.13 cup Grated Coconut
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1/2 Green Chilies

Directions: Ash Gourd Puli Koddel Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Peel and chop the ash gourd into small pieces.
  • STEP 2.In a pan, heat oil and add mustard seeds, curry leaves, and dried red chilies.
  • STEP 3.Add the chopped ash gourd, tamarind pulp, salt, and water. Cook until the ash gourd is tender.
  • STEP 4.In a blender, grind coconut, cumin seeds, and green chilies to a smooth paste.
  • STEP 5.Add the coconut paste to the cooked ash gourd and simmer for a few minutes.
  • STEP 6.Serve hot with steamed rice.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to remove the seeds and pith from the ash gourd before chopping.
  • Adjust the amount of tamarind pulp and green chilies according to your taste preference.
  • You can add a pinch of jaggery or sugar to balance the tanginess of the dish.

Storage and Serving

  • Ash Gourd Puli Koddel can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the curry before serving.
  • Garnish with fresh coriander leaves before serving for added freshness.
Nutrition
value
130
calories per serving
8 g Fat3 g Protein12 g Carbs7 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    8g
  • Protein
    3g
  • Carbs
    12g
  • Fiber
    7g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    12g
  • Protein
    3g
  • Fiber
    7g

Fats

  • Fat
    8g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    71mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    139mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    33mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    23mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    19mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    25mg
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp