Bottle Gourd in Spiced Yogurt ~ Sorakaya Perugu Pachadi Recipe:
Preparation & Cooking Time : 20mins
Serves: 4 persons
Bottle Gourd : 1 cup
Yogurt : 1 cup
Grated Ginger : 1 tsp
Mustard Seeds: ½ tsp
Cumin Seeds: ½ tsp
Chopped Green Chillies: 2
Curry Leaves : 1 sprig
Turmeric Powder: ¼ tsp
Salt to taste
Oil: 2 tsp
1. Wash, peel and chop the bottle gourd into small pieces.
2. In a vessel, add the chopped bottle gourd, water, turmeric and salt.
Cover with a lid and cook until the bottle gourd pieces are tender.
3. Drain the excess water and allow it to cool.
4. Heat oil in a pan for
seasoning. Add the mustard seeds and cumin seeds and let them splutter.
Then add the grated ginger, chopped green chillies and curry leaves and
fry for a minute.
5. Remove from the flame and let it cool completely.
6. Combine the cooked bottle gourd and seasoned ingredients with curd.
7. Adjust the salt and serve with rice or roti.
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