Thursday, 12 January 2012

Sorakaya (bottle gourd)pappu


Meth1 medium size Bottle gourd (outer skin peeled, then cut into small cubes).
1 cup Moong dal
1 small onion (chopped)
2 Green chilli (slit)
¼ tsp Ginger-Garlic paste
½ tsp Coriander powder
½ tsp Chilli powder
¼ tsp Cumin powder
¼ tsp Turmeric powder
1 tablespoon Oil
Salt to taste
Wash and soak dal in water for 10 minutes. Later drain.
Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard. Add ginger garlic paste,green chili and onions, sauté for a few seconds.
Add bottle gourd cubes, Cover and cook them in their own moisture. When they are little bit softened, add the daal,coriander powder, chilli powder,salt and cumin powder.
Cover and cook for about 10 minutes until the daal and bottle gourd pieces turn soft.
Garnish with Coriander leaves

Best served with rice or roti.