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Poked Bottle Gourd In Tangy Gravy

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Poked Bottle Gourd In Tangy Gravy Recipe, Ghia Lauki Sabji, How To Make Poked Bottle Gourd In Tangy Gravy Recipe

This recipe is a South Indian preparation of the bottle gourd made with the tanginess of tamarind and homemade spices which is easy and yummy in flavour.

About Recipe

Sorakaya Anapa Kaya koora, Sorekai Chorakkai Kuzhambu, ?Lau torkari


(14 ratings)
3 reviews so far
Prep time
10 mins
Cook time
20 mins
Total time
30 mins
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Bottle Gourd
Servings : 2 persons
Published date : January 03, 2019

• Bottle gourd - 1 number.
• Coriander seeds - 1/2 tea spoon.
• Cumin seeds - 1/2 tea spoon.
• Garlic - 6 cloves.
• Onion(chopped) - 1 cup.
• Salt - to taste.
• Green chillies(chopped) - 1 tea spoon.
• Turmeric powder - 1/2 tea spoon.
• Red chilli powder - 1 tea spoon.
• Tamarind juice - 1 cup.
• Jaggery - 1 pinch.
• Coriander leaves(chopped) - 1/2 bunch.
• Oil - 3 tablespoons.
  • Cut bottle gourd into round 1 inch shapes and make small holes to it.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add bottle gourd and cook it until become soft.
  • For pulusu take another pan and dry roast the coriander seeds, cumin seeds and transfer into a blender along with garlic and make a fine paste.
  • Now turn the bottle gourd to other side and cook it with a lid on it.
  • In the same pan add oil, onion, salt and saute it until become golden colour, later add green chillies and saute it for 1 minute.
  • Later add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, tamarind juice and boil it for 2 minutes.
  • Then check the bottle gourd and turn it into other side and cook it for 2 minutes then switch off the flame.
  • Now transfer the bottle gourd pieces in tamarind juice and add water, salt, jaggery, above dry roast coriander seeds paste and mix it and cook it for another 2 minutes with a lid on it.
  • Finally add coriander leaves then switch off the flames.

Tasty poked bottle gourd in tangy gravy is ready to serve with hot rice or roti.

Cooking with images Pandharabhopla Dudya Bhopal Rassa , Bottle Gourd rasdar, Sorekai Esugai Balli Halu Gumbala saaru


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Mrs.Vahchef Posted on Fri May 01 2015

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Saraswathi Velagala Posted on Tue Jan 05 2016

Vah what an idea of cutting and making little holes with fork. Is this idea yours are your husband. New way of cooking with new ideas.?

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Swarna Jeetender Posted on Sat May 14 2016

awesome dear, thanks so much?

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