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Friday, April 05, 2013

Snack Gourd Paal Kootu (Come on - Lets cook Buddies ) Entry -6

Thank you to all my blogger friends for encouraging words  you have been showering for my event . There is so many recipes being poured in my mail everyday . Have lots of recipes in my hand to try already :) Will re-post each and every entry giving all credits to the non blogger who are sharing lovely recipes in my blog . Thank you so much to all keep supporting this event and enjoying all the entries shared by our very kind non blogger's  :). It's really going to be tough for me and the judges to select a winner as the contest is filled with so many yummy recipes .. All my reader stay tuned more yummy and innovative recipes is to come for this contest :)

Now lets come to today's entry ... She is rocking in this contest with so much of enthu but there are many more entries to come :) . Once again its +Aishwarya Srinivasan  with a delicious entry for the contest . Enjoy her recipe dearies :) Over to her ..


This is my favorite recipe. It gives more taste if u use young snack guard. My mom Prepares this dish so yummy. I dedicates this recipe to my mom.This recipe can be serve as a side dish for Hot Poori or Chapati and u could also serve it as a dessert.


Snack guard - 2 medium
2% Milk - 3 cup
Jaggery - 3/4 cup
Coconut - 2 tbsp
Cardamon powder - 1/8 tsp
Saffron - a pinch
ghee - 4 tbsp
Cashews, Almond, Raisin, Urad dal - For Seasoning

Method of Preparation

  •  Cut the Snack Gourd into two halves and remove the seed.
  •  Chop into small pieces.
  •  Heat the pan , add some ghee and then add chopped snack guard, saffron and milk. Stir it occasionally.
  • Cook on medium heat. The mixture can stick at the bottom.
  •  Cook it well till the snack gourd becomes very soft.
  •  Once it comes to semi solid state , add jaggery, coconut, cardamon pd.
  •  Switch off the flame, When it becomes thick .
  •  Take another vessel, add some ghee. Fry chopped cashews, Almonds, raisin, urad dal  and pour it on top.
  •  Serve hot or cold.

Urad dal gives an extra flavour to this recipe.


You can use White and Yellow Pumpkin also to prepare this  paal kottu.


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