Friday, September 21, 2012

Bottlegourd/ Sorakkai Stir Fry


Bottlegourd - 1(Peeled & Cubed)
Onion - 1(chopped)
Mustard seeds - 1 tbsp
Chana dal - 1 tbsp
Turmeric powder - 1 tbsp
Cumin seeds - 1 tbsp
Garlic  -5 clove
Red chilli powder - 2 tbsp
Salt to taste
Oil - 1 tbsp


Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds, chana dal and let it splutter.

Grind the cumin seeds, red chilli powder, garlic into smooth paste & keep aside.

Add onion, turmeric powder and saute till onion turns transparent. 

Add bottlegourd pieces & stir it. Cover the pan and cook on low flame till they are soft but not mushy. Keep stirring occasionally.

Now add the ground masala paste, salt and mix well for few mins.Then turnoff.

Garnish with coriander leaves.


  1. i always lov to have low carb veggie like bottle gourd in my diet....

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  2. haila rekha what a co incidence

    i also posted bottle gourd with chana dal today

    have a look

    and urs dry version is really cool
    i wud do this next time

    dudhi with chana dal

  3. Simple and easy one

  4. Yummilicious bottle guard stirfry. My fav one.

    Today's recipe:

  5. Delicious curry Rekha, to go with rice.

  6. Perfect with rice,simple and tasty.

  7. Perfect with rice..Sounds very delicious.

  8. healthy and simple dish. liked it

  9. Lovely Recipe Rekha. One more recipe of bottle gourd is added to my cooking list. I love the recipe yours.Thanks for visiting my blog too.

  10. i too make it in much similar way....simple and yum reicpe...

  11. Simply delicious. Love the flavour of soraikai in anyway.

  12. sounds very healthy..I normally make it in the pressure cooker with a bit of sauce..this looks very yummy.

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