Friday, May 21, 2010

Potlakai kura/ Snake guard curry

We need:


Snake guard chopped 2 cups
Onion chopped 1/4 cup( optional)
Red chilli 2
Mustard seeds 1/4 sp
Cumin seeds 1/4 sp
Chana dal 1/2 sp
Chilli powder 1/2sp
Curry leaves 4
Haldi pinch
Salt to taste
Cilantro chopped 1/4 cup


Method:


Peel the skin of snake guard and cut them as rounds with 1/4 inch thick.
Boil them in 1/2 cup water adding pinch of haldi.
Remove and squeeze out excess water for it and keep aside.
Heat pan and add oil.
Now add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves, chana dal and red chilli.
Now add lengthwise cut onions, this is optional but i love to add.
Saute for 5 mits and add cooked snake guard pieces.
Mix well and add salt and chilli powder.
Cook for 10mits on medium flame and garnish with cilantro.
Serve hot with roti or rice.

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