Oct 7, 2015

Simple Bottle Gourd Dal Recipe - Sorakkai Paruppu Recipe


This is one dish which my mom makes often. The one thing she do is changes the vegetable that goes into this. She adds cucumber, pumpkin, snakegourd and stuff like that. I will surely post those recipes soon. This is one simple recipe that includes dal, veggies and it has no coconut in it.. It taste yummy when had with plain hot rice and ghee. 

Meanwhile check out my Papaya Kootu Recipe & Pumpkin & Cowpeas Kootu



Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turned out.


Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 25 to 30 mins
Serves : 4

Ingredients:

Bottle Gourd / Sorakkai - 3 cups peeled and chopped
Yellow Split Moong Dal / Pasi Paruppu - 3/4 cup
Garlic - 2 cloves
Shallots / Sambar Onion - 3
Turmeric Powder - 1 tsp
Green Chillies - 2
Salt to taste
Water - 2 cup

For Seasoning:
Oil - 1 tblspn
Ghee - 1 tblspn
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1 tsp
Onion - 1 small chopped finely
Garlic - 2 cloves chopped finely

Method:

Take bottlegourd, and all the ingredients mentioned in a pot, cover with water, Bring it to a boil, simmer the pot and cook on a low heat till dal is cooked. It will take around 15 mins.

Now add in salt and mix well.

Now make seasoning by heating oil, add in cumin and let it sizzle. Add in onions, garlic and chillies. Saute till golden,

Pour this over the dal and mix well.

Serve

Pictorial:
Take your bottle gourd


Peel off the skin


Cut it in half lengthwise


Scoop the seeds


cut it into small pieces


Take it in a pan


add in green chillies..Just prick it with a knife


add in garlic


add in peeled shallots


Add in washed dal


Pour in water


mix well
Add in some turmeric powder


Mix well


Cook till dal is done


You can see the dal has some texture in them, this is how i like it


Add in salt


mix well


Now lets make the seasoning


Add cumin seeds to oil or ghee


add in onions, chillies and garlic


saute them


fry till golden brown


pour it into the curry


Mix well


Serve

1 comment:

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