Friday, May 10, 2013

Bottle Gourd Drum Stick Curry/Sorakaya Munakkada Koora

My mom will cook perfectly. I learn this recipe from my mom. 

Bottle gourd/Sorakaya Pieces  – 2 cups
Drumstick/Munakkada pieces – 10
Peas / Pachi batani – ½ cup
Tomato chopped – 1
Onion chopped – 1 big
Ginger garlic paste – 1 tsp
Green chillies chopped – 3
Red chilli powder – 2 tsp
Fresh coconut grated – 3 Tsp
Coriander powder – 1 tsp
Salt to taste

For tempering
Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
Urad dal – 1 tsp
Green chilli chopped – 4
Curry leaves – 10
Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
Oil – 2 tsp

  1. Heat oil in a pressure cooker and temper it.
  2. Add onion, chillies and fry until color change. Add ginger garlic paste and fry for 2 mins.
  3. Add all vegetables pieces, and fry for 2 mins. Add tomato and saute for 2 mins.
  4. Add chilli powder, salt, coriander powder, coconut, water (½ cup). Mix well.
  5. Close it with lid. Allow the 3 whistles. After steam releases, serve with roti/rice.
Linking to:
SYS-W Series - 4 @ Virunthu Unna Vaanga & Gat's Samayal,
Gayathri's WTML event hosted by Nivedhanams,
Cook Like Mom @ Foodelicious,
Summer Special Event hosted by Savaadhjevana.

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  1. Superb botthlegourd kuzhambu, I love this combo, my amma also makes this...

  2. nice combiantion..healthy yummy gravy

  3. interesting combo ....looks good :)

  4. I love drumsticks, am sure this curry tasyes wonderful :-)

  5. Delicious and healthy curry Shailaja.

  6. This looks tasty Shailaja!!

  7. Personally, I like bottlegourd a lot and try to inculcate it in every-day cooking. Thanks for posting recipe for the same :)

  8. love bottlegourd... we make kootu in a different way.. nice to learn a newer version.. Thanks for sending this yummy recipe to my event.. Looking for more yummy recipes...

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