Wash and cut the snake gourd lengthwise, remove the seeds and the white thread like fiber. Then slice it very thinly.
Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add urad dal, red chillies, hing and curry leaves.
When dal turns golden brown, add the chopped snake gourd, turmeric powder and cook covered.
Serve as a side dish for sambar rice or rasam sadam or curd rice.
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