August 28, 2011

Sorakaya Kothimeera Kaaram ~ Bottle Gourd with Spiced Cilantro

Ingredients :

Chopped Bottle Gourd : 1 to 1.5 cups
Handful of Cilantro
Green Chillies : 4
Sugar : 1 to 2 tsp
Mustard Seeds : 1/2 tsp
Chana Dal : 1/2 tsp
Urad Dal : 1/2 tsp
Turmeric Powder : 1/8 tsp
Curry Leaves : 1 sprig
Salt to taste
Oil : 2 tsp

Method :

Wash, peel and chop the bottle gourd into small pieces and set aside. Grind the green chillies and cilantro and set aside. Heat oil in a frying pan and add the mustard seeds, chana dal and urad dal and let them splutter. Then add the curry leaves, chopped bottle gourd, salt and turmeric powder and mix well. Sprinkle handful of water, cover with a lid and cook the bottle gourd for about 5 minutes or until the pieces become tender. Now add the ground cilantro mixture and sugar and fry for a few minutes. Switch off the heat and serve hot with roti or rice.

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  1. Just lovely! Thanks for the recipe and have a great week ahead!

  2. Beautiful curry,looks yummy and interesting..

  3. Simple and delicious looking curry. Great snap.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  4. delicious curry and love the click..the curry looks good on that bowl

  5. Absolutely flavorful.. looks too good , wish i can have it with steaming rice and ghee.

  6. Looks so simple yet yummy,will try this out soon.

  7. Loved the simplicity of the dish

  8. simple n delicious curry..Nice click!

  9. kottimeera karam sorakaya combo new to me looks so tempting...nice recipe i will try soon!

  10. Simple & delicious!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  11. very new and innovative dish...spicy and yummy!

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  12. wow.. one more recipe with my favorite bottle gourd...
    Krithi's Kitchen


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