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Southern Sorakkai (Bottle gourd) Recipe

Southern Sorakkai (Bottle gourd) is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Friday, 26 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Saute Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 3.5 based on 100 votes
3.5

Ingredients

  • Bottle Gourd - 1, peeled and cubed, with core removed
  • Red Chillies - 3-4
  • Coriander seeds - 2 tsp
  • Fenugreek seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Black pepper Corns - 1/2 tsp
  • Oil - 3 tbsp
  • Mustard - 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves - few
  • Asafoetida - 1/2 tsp
  • Tamarind paste - 1 tsp
  • salt to taste
  • How to Make Southern Sorakkai (Bottle gourd):

    1. Roast red chillies, coriander seeds, fenugreek seeds and pepper corns in 2 tsp of oil and powder coarsely.
    2. Heat remaining oil and add mustard. When it splutters, add curry leaves and asafoetida.
    3. After few seconds, add the bottle gourd pieces and salt.
    4. Add the spice powder, cover and cook on a low flame till the vegetable is tender.
    5. Mix tamarind paste with 1 tbsp of hot water and add.
    6. Simmer without covering till cooked.





     

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