Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Sorakaya Perugu Pacchadi ~ Bottle gourd Yogurt Chutney

Many times I used Sorakaya/Bottle gourd  to make curry,chutney and in sambar.This time I tried it in the Yogurt/Curd.It was also very nice to taste.So without any further delay ,I am posting my recipe to all of you.

  • Sorakaya/Bottle Gourd pieces-1cup
  • Greenchillies-2no chopped
  • Ginger pieces-1tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Onions-1no chopped
  • Curd/Yogurt-2cups(I used Home made Curd)
  • Kothimeer leaves- fewhandfuls
  • Water-1cup
  • Oil-1tbsp
  • Cuminseeds-1/2tsp
  • Mustard seeds-1/2tsp
  • Redchillies-2 breaked
  • Curryleaves-few
  • Turmeric powder- a pinch
  • Take a kadai/Vessel ,heat it with oil.
  • Add the cumin and mustard seeds,whe they starts crackle add the curryleaves,turmeric powder,redchillies and roast them.
  • Now add the chopped onion,ginger and greenchillies to the seasoning .
  • Add the Sorakaya /Bottlegourd pieces and mix them well.
  • Add salt and water and cook it well till the pieces becomes soft.
  • You can also cook it for 2whistles in the pressure cooker.
  • Now beat the Yogurt/curd with the help of a spoon and form a thick liquid form.
  • Add these to the cooked seasoning Bottlegourd .
  • Mix well and garnish with Cilantro leaves.
  • Serve it with Roti or Rice.

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