Sorakkai / Lauki / Bottlegourd/ Doodhi / Sorakkaya Masala

Sorakkai/bottle gourd - 1 medium
Onion - 2 medium
Tomato - 2 or 3 medium
Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp
Urad dhal - 1/4 tsp
Cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp
Fennel seeds - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves - few
Chilli powder - 1 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Garam masala powder - 1/2 tsp
Salt as needed
Oil - 1 tbsp

Peel bottle gourd and cut into small pieces.

Heat oil in a frying pan/kadai and add mustard seeds, urad dhal, curry leaves ,cumin seeds and fennel seeds... when they splutter up add chopped onions and fry till light brown, next add chopped tomatoes and fry till they are mashed and pulpy... next add chopped bottlegourd/sorakkai and keep stirring in ... add salt and all the powders and mix well ... just sprinkle little water and cook till the vegetable is soft and tender.

This dish can be had with rice and also chapathis.

3 comments/Reactions:

Anonymous said...

its very nice....i loved it

Priya Purush said...

Hi Padma,
Good Day !
I had prepared this for breakfast today and had with chappathi, it was such a great combination. Loved that sorakkai tasted so good, in spite of i not being a fan of it.

Unknown said...

good taste

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