Sep 23, 2008


సొరకాయ పులుసు &కాబేజీ పప్పు కూర & అన్నం

This one is my fav combo.Ilove these two curries with hot plain rice wow that will be a heavenly feeling for me hope you all also enjoy my fav. comboFor Cabbage stir fry:- కాబేజీ పప్పు కూర

Cabbage chopped --11/2 Cup

tour dal cooked - 1/2 cup

greated coconut - 1/2 cup

Greenchillies - 3-5 slited

A few curry leaves

Oil -- 1 tab sp

mustard seeds -1/2 tea sp

cumin seeds - 1/2 tea sp

onion chopped - 1no

Heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds let them popup then add cumin seeds curry leaves, chopped onion , green chillies and fry for 2 min.

Then add chopped cabbage, salt to taste, turmeric powder cover and cook for 5-8 min,

then open and fry for 5 more min and add cooked dal and coconut and stir fry for 3 min. and remove from heat and serve with rice and any tangy curry

సొరకాయ పులుసు (Bottle gourd in tamarind sauce)

Bottle gourd - 1 no

onion -1 finelly chopped

Tomato -1 finely chopped

green chillies -3

Red chili powder - 1 tea sp

turmeric powder - 1/2 tea sp

Salt to taste

Jaggery(grated) --1 tab sp

Coriander &cumin seeds powder - 1tea sp (freshly ground)

Oil --1 tab sp

Mustard seeds - 1/2 tea sp

cumin seeds --1/2 tea sp

fenugreek (menthi )seeds --1/4 tea sp

Asafoetida -1/2 tea sp

uard dal -1 tea sp

a few curry leaves

Tamarind --a lemon sized(aprx.10-15 gms) soak in hot water and extract juice with 1/2 cup of water

Remove the skin of bottle gourd wash and cut in to the equal pieces(1inch)

cook with little water for 5-7 min.

now add tamarind juice, salt, turmeric powder and let it cook for 5 more min.

Then add red chilli powder, coriander&cumin powder,jaggery let it cook

In the same time heat oil in other pan add mustard seeds let them popup then add cumin seeds, uarddal,asafoetida,curry leaves then add chopped onion and fry till onion become soft then add chopped tomato let tomato cook till soft then add this to bottle gourd and let it cook for 15 min. more or till gravy becomes thick like a stew (If you want a thin gravy you can add 1/2 cup more water with tamarind juice)

Remove from heat and serve hot with plain rice and plain dal

This will taste better on the next day

And very well go with curd rice


Indian Khana said...

Looks delicious...and tasty...nice combo

Deepthi Shankar said...

i love the combo .. looks very yummy

Unknown said...

Wow... nice entry... new for me.. delicious & nice click..

Shreya said...

A very unusual and different combo. I have never had bottle gourd with tamarind, will try it for sure:-)

Unknown said...

Looks delicious ...a nice combo :)

Illatharasi said...

Hmm.... its too tempting... very nice combo!

notyet100 said...

interstin recipe of bottlegourd,..:-)

Dershana said...

Bottle gourd in tamarind sounds really good :-)