September 20, 2010

Potlakaya Ulli Karam ~ Snake Gourd with Spiced Onion

Potlakaya Vulli Karam Koora ~ Snake Gourd With Spiced Onion

Ingredients :

Snake Gourd : 1
Onion : 2 big sized
Mustard Seeds : 1 tsp
Chana Dal : 1 tsp
Urad Dal : 1 tsp
Turmeric : 1/4 tsp
Dry Red Chillies : 5 to 7
Curry Leaves : 2 stems
Salt to taste
Oil : 2 tbsp

Method :

Wash and chop the snake gourd into small pieces and set aside. Peel and chop the onions into small pieces and keep them aside. Heat two teaspoons of oil in a pan. Add and fry the onions till they get light golden color. Now add the red chillies and let them fry few seconds. Switch off the flame and allow it to cool. Grind the fried onions and chillies into a paste and set aside. Heat oil in a frying pan and add the mustard seeds, chana dal, urad dal and let them splutter. When the seeds stop popping, add the curry leaves and fry for few seconds. Then add the chopped snake gourd, salt and turmeric to it. Mix well, cover with a lid. Let it cook completely. When it's done, add the onion paste and fry for few minutes. Switch off the flame and serve with rice or roti.


  1. ahha this dish looks so tempting. would love to have it with rice.

  2. i love all ulli kharam dishes ...never tried this combo ..thanks for sharing


  3. hey,,i believe its typo at the shud be allowed to cook completely not cool..rt...jus wondering y shud it cool to add onion paste then realised it mite be a typo usual curry looks delicious...

  4. I always used to think of varities vth snake gourd thnk u for this recipe :)

  5. Very tasty looking unique recipe. Snake gourd preparation looks tempting.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  6. tasty recipe looking new to me i will try

  7. I like the flavor of snake gourd..often use in my cooking..

    Pushpa @

  8. delicious and simple and tasty curry.

  9. This dish looks so delicious, would love to have with rice.

  10. Nice recipe, looks good!!

  11. wow i love snake gourd and this is a great recipe...

  12. Nice n yummy onion based curries...

  13. Delicious curry, sounds very interesting.

  14. Sounds very new to me,nice idea to cook in onion gravy! Delicious!

  15. dish looks so good and new to me. I am not a very big fan of snake gourd.But this spicy picture tempts me a lot:)

  16. i dont like snakegourd that much but would love to try it out using some other veggie...nice & simple recipe..

  17. I always like spicy snake gourd...ur recipe luks gr8.

  18. oh wav very nice delicous we can have it with rice..


Thank you very much for dropping by and leaving your comments, your comments are really appreciated.

Note: Please don't leave links back to your site or to your event announcements. Any comments with external links will not be published.

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...