Thursday, November 25, 2010
Sorakaya Podi Kura / Ghiya Sabzi (Bottle gourd curry)
Roasted yellow Moong dal is roasted and added to this curry. This can be served with rice and rotis!
1/2 cup Yellow moong Dal
2 cups chopped bottle gourd
2 green chilli slit length wise
4 tbsp fresh grated coconut
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
handful of curry leaves
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
2 tsp oil
a dash of asafoetida
In a pan dry roast the moong dal till light brown. Let it cool. Powder it in the mixer coarsely and set aside. Heat a pan, add oil, splutter mustard seeds, curry leaves, green chillies and asafoetida. To this add chopped bottle gourd, salt and turmeric powder and cover with lid.
Cook for 10-12 minutes till the bottle gourd gets soft. Add grated coconut and ground moong dal powder. Mix well and leave it on low heat for 2 minutes.
Serve hot with Rice or rotis
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Adding roasted moong dal is a great idea. Book marked for trying soon.
Love the addition of roasted moongdal, delicious curry..
Sorakaya is always present in my fridge!...I make many dishes with it, but havent made this in a log time...will make this soon...
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Powdered moong dal is evenly coated on the veg.I am sure that every bit will delicious.
Looks yummy dear..:0Nice preparation...:)
hey roasted n powdered moong dal as an addition to dry curries is indeed a novel idea..I usually add it to tadka when I make it for kids..shall try this version too..
Lovely podi kura.....who will say no to the boring lauki if presented this way....looks yumm yumm
addition of moongdal gives rich look!
Adding moong dhal powder makes the curry look lovely.
I so want to try this out right away. Your pic and recipe are soooooooo tempting.
What a novel way of making this dish... looks very good.
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