|ASH GOURD /KUVAALE SASAM|
WHAT YOU NEED:
Ash gourd /Kuvaale - 2 cups, cut in big cubes
Coconut - 2 big handfuls, grated
Dried red chilly - 3, roasted in little oil
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp + 1/2 tsp
Tamarind - a small piece
Curry leaves - 2 sprigs
Salt - to taste
HOW TO MAKE:
Grind grated coconut, roasted red chillies, tamarind and 1/2 tsp mustard seeds along with little water to a fine paste.
Cook Ash gourd pieces and 1 sprig curry leaves with enough water till tender.
Add ground masala to it and add required water and salt.
Allow it to boil on medium heat.
Heat a small pan with little oil.
Splutter mustard seeds, then add curry leaves. Saute.
Pour the seasoning over hot Kuvaale Sasam.
Serve hot Ash gourd / Kuvale Sasam as a side dish or with steaming rice.