Thursday, November 25, 2010
Sorakaya Podi Kura / Ghiya Sabzi (Bottle gourd curry)
Roasted yellow Moong dal is roasted and added to this curry. This can be served with rice and rotis!
1/2 cup Yellow moong Dal
2 cups chopped bottle gourd
2 green chilli slit length wise
4 tbsp fresh grated coconut
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
handful of curry leaves
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
2 tsp oil
a dash of asafoetida
In a pan dry roast the moong dal till light brown. Let it cool. Powder it in the mixer coarsely and set aside. Heat a pan, add oil, splutter mustard seeds, curry leaves, green chillies and asafoetida. To this add chopped bottle gourd, salt and turmeric powder and cover with lid.
Cook for 10-12 minutes till the bottle gourd gets soft. Add grated coconut and ground moong dal powder. Mix well and leave it on low heat for 2 minutes.
Serve hot with Rice or rotis