Padavalakai palya or snake gourd stir fry recipe explained with step by step pictures. Padavalakai palya or snake gourd stir fry is prepared using snake gourd, coconut, red chili, jaggery, salt and cumin seeds. Padavalakai palya or curry goes very well with rice or chapathi.
I have posted one more Padavalakai kalasu or jeerige kootu recipe on this website. It has a sweetish gravy and very tasty. Kindly have a look. Generally in snakegourd recipes coconut and cumin seeds masala is used. I really don't know the reason behind it.
When I was young, my parents used to grow this. And we call it by name patlakai. Like any other vegetable, snake gourd has numerous health benefits. Snake gourd detoxifies the body, improves digestion, strengthens the immune system, improves strength and quality of the hair and aid in weight loss. It is also helpful to treat diabetes.
You can find many palya or stir fry recipes on this website like sweet potato palya, pumpkin palya, bendekayi or ladies finger palya, bittergourd sweet curry, thondekai palya, Mixed vegetable palya, beans palya, badanekayi palya, Hagalakayi palya, Boodu kumbalakai or ash gourd palya and north karnataka special zunka vadi recipes.
Or if you are looking for more Karnataka style curry recipes then do visit our curries section.
Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 20 min
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