Monday, October 4, 2010

Sorakaya Bajji (Bottle Gourd)

"This is a very simple and tasty recipe without any spices or powders"


1 Sorakaya (Peeled and cubed)(Bottle Gourd)
1 cup onion ( chopped)
1 tomato (Chopped)
2 Pinches turmuric powder
6 Green Chillis
1 1/2 tbsp tamarind paste
1 tsp Jeera
1 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp Menthi Seeds
karvepaku(Curry leaf)
salt to taste
4 tbsp oil
Half cup water


In a deep pan combine sorakaya cubes,tomato, green chillies,turmeric powder then add water and boil it
till cooked.

Once fully cooked add tamarind paste and roughly mash tomato and sorakay mixture. Do not make it into fine paste.

In another pan heat the remaining oil and add mustard seeds, jeera, Menthi seeds,Karvepaku and onions and
let them fry till onions get golden brown color.

Now add the onion mixture to the mashed sorakaya and tomato mixture.Adjust salt and tamarind paste.
Mix well and let it simmer for 5 to 8 minutes. Serve with rice papad.


Uma said...

different way to cook bottle gourd..

Mini said...

Yeah. You can substitue bottle gourd with eggplant. I will post rescipe soon.

Thank You for the comments.

Sarah Naveen said...

Nice recipe..looks so yummy!! said...

Looks delicious and hope it wold suit my rotis also.

Mini said...

Thanks for the comments sarah.


Curry will be good with rotis as it is not heavy with spices. Hope You will like it. Thanks for comments.

Padhu said...

Sounds interesting !!

Dr.Sameena Prathap

Hi Mini,

The sorakaya curry looks tempting...Do stop by my blog when you find time...:)


Medifast Coupons said...

I really don't think we have ever had bottle gourd before, I am going to have to check this out, thanks.

Mini said...

Thanks everyone for comments and ideas.


I tried to comment on your ravva dosa recipe but youur site was not working.