Sorakaya Kura/Bottle Gourd Curry

Sorakaya Kura/Bottle Gourd Curry

Sorakaya curry is very famous in Andhra.Today i made this curry along with lentils which i have seen in you-tube and prepared it.Here goes the recipe..


Bottle gourd/sorakaya-1medium nos
Chili powder-1/4tsp
Cumin seeds-1tsp
Chana dal-1cup
Amchur powder-1tsp
Garam masala-1/2tsp
Chopped onions-1small nos
Red chillies-2nos
Turmeric powder-1/4tsp
Curry leaves
Chopped coriander
Salt to taste


Clean and cut the sorakaya into cubes and keep aside.
Soak chana dal in water for half an hour.

Heat a pressure cooker with oil,add cumin seeds,red chillies,curry leaves,grated ginger and fry them.Then add chopped onions and fry them till they turn into golden colour.

Then drain the water from the Dal and pop it into pan and stir well,add chopped sorakaya along with turmeric and salt and a cup of water.Pressure cook it for 2whistles.

Once pressure cools down add garam masala and amchur powder and mix well.Finally garnish with chopped coriander leaves.Transfer it into a serving bowl and serve it with rotis or plain rice..

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