Padwal Phodi

Vegetarian Side dish

Padwal Phodi

Vegetarian Side dish

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

By Mala Shenoy

Published On: 15 Jun 2014

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15 Minutes
Served : 4
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  • Snake gourd or Padwal : ¼ k gm
    Un-cooked rice
    soaked for about an hour : 1 cup
    Dried red chillies : 10 – 12 nos
    Salt : to taste

Directions (Click image to enlarge it)

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Step 1 Padwal Phodi Recipe

Step 1

Cut the snake gourd into thin slices lengthwise and keep aside.

Step 2 Padwal Phodi Recipe

Step 2

Grind the un - cooked rice, red chillies and salt together in a mixer to a smooth paste (use as little water as possible while grinding).

Step 3 Padwal Phodi Recipe

Step 3

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Step 4 Padwal Phodi Recipe

Step 4

Apply to the sliced snake gourd and keep aside for about an hour.

Step 5 Padwal Phodi Recipe

Step 5

Deep fry on a slow gas till the snake gourd turns a nice golden brown color and becomes crisp.

Step 6

Best served with rice and dal.

Step 7

Note : The other vegetables that can be used to make phodi are potatoes, karela (bitter gourd), kantola (spiny gourd) and sooran (yam) all of which must be thinly sliced before applying the masala to it.

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