Snake Gourd (Kerala Padavalanga Thoran)


Snake Gourd (Kerala Padavalanga Thoran)

Snake gourd Yummy thoran with Padavalanga
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people



  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Splutter mustard seeds and saute dry red chillies & curry leaves.
  • Add onion, shallots & garlic and saute for 4 mins.
  • Add padavalanga, chilly powder, turmeric powder and saute for 5 mins on medium flame.
  • Add salt & water.
  • Cook on low flame for 5 - 10 mins, till padavalanga is cooked.
  • Add grated coconut and mix well.
  • :- Snake Gourd Thoran is ready.
  • :- Serve Snake Gourd Thoran hot with rice.
  • :- You can add 1/4 tsp of any curry powder or garam masala for flavour in step 3.
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Response (3)
  1. R
    Reshmi May 6, 2013

    Tried this, and loved it!

  2. d
    durga.p June 17, 2008

    i tried this recipe huband &our friends gave me lots of appreciation…..

  3. S
    Shobha August 10, 2006

    Its a good dish to make with snakegourd.I was searching for snakegourd recipes and this was yummy.Thanks !

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