Padavalanga unakkachemeen thoran/ Snakegourd dry prowns thoran


Snake gourd / Padavalanga  chopped    –  1 no

Dry prawns/ Unakkachammen   – 1/2 to 1 cup

Grated coconut                        –  1 cup

Shallots chopped                     –  2 tbsp

Green chillies  chopped            –  4 nos

Cumin seeds                            – 2 pinches

Red chilli  powder                     – 1/4tsp

Turmeric powder                       – 1/4tsp

mustard seeds                            –  1/2 tsp

Curry leaves


Coconut oil

Mix together snake gourd, dried prawns, grated coconut. red chilli powder, turmeric powder, cumin seeds and salt using your hand . Keep aside.

Heat oil in a pan, splutter mustard seeds. Add pearl onions and curry leaves and saute till they turn golden brown. Add the snake gourd and prawns mixture kept aside and saute well for a minute. Sprinkle some water and close the lid . Cook on a low flame for 5-8 minutes. Remove the lid and check whether the water has dried out. Turn off the stove when the snake gourd unakkachemeen thoran is done. Serve hot with rice.

10 thoughts on “Padavalanga unakkachemeen thoran/ Snakegourd dry prowns thoran”

  1. different combo….tasty n helathy too.
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