Snake Gourd and Chickpea Fry


3 cups snake gourd cut into small pieces
1/2 cup chickpea soaked overnight and cooked in pressure cooker with little salt
1 big onion chopped
1/4th cup grated coconut
1 tbsp oil
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 big green chili chopped
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp coriander powder
1 tsp curry poweder( I added rasam powder)
salt to taste
few curry leaves


Heat oil in a pan.
Add curry leaves, mustard seeds and cumin seeds.
Add chopped onion and cook till it turns pink.
Add ginger garlic paste and cook for 3-4 minutes.
Add chopped tomatoes and cook for 3-4 minutes more on high flame stirring continuously.
Add snake gourd, chickpea and all powdered spices.
Cover and cook for 10 minutes on low flames
Open lid, add salt, grated coconut. Mix well. Cover and cook for 4-5 minutes.
Serve hot with chapattis

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