Other Sorakaya Recipes
Bottle Gourd Dal (Sorakaya Pappu)
Sorakaya Vepudu ~ Bottle Gourd Stir Fry
Chettinadu Sorakkai Kurma ~ Bottle Gourd Curry Chettinad Style
Bottle Gourd Curry ~ Sorakaya Kura!
Sorakaya Snack ~ Bottle Gourd Fries!
Sorakkai Sambar ~ Bottle Gourd Sambar
Sorakaya Pakodi Curry
Sorakaya/ Bottle Gourd, grated – 1 cup
Gram Flour / Besan – 1/2 cup
Rice flour – 1 tbsp
Salt to taste
Cumin Seeds / Jeera – 1/2 tsp
Ginger, finely chopped – 1″
Green chilli, chopped – 1
onion – 1 medium
Red chili powder – 1/2 tsp
oil for deep frying
For the Gravy
Onions – 1 medium
Ginger Garlic paste – 1/2 tsp
Tomato Puree – 1cup
Coconut paste – 2 tsbp
Salt to taste
Oil – 1 tsp
How to prepare Sorakaya Pakodi Curry
How to prepare the Pakodi
Grate the bottle gourd and squeeze with little salt. Use the water for the gravy.
Then mix in all the ingredients, make a rough shapes with hands and keep it aside.
Heat a kadai with oil, deep fry the balls and drain on a kitchen towel.
How to prepare the Curry
Heat a non stick pan with oil, saute the onions till they turn golden, add ginger garlic paste and continue cooking till the raw smell leaves.
Then add tomato puree, saute, finally add the coconut paste and salt. Add a cup of water, bring to boil. When it cooks for 5 – 7 mins, switch off.
Add the pakodis when you are ready to serve, else it will absorb all the curry and becomes soft.
Serve with Soya Chunks Vegetable Pulao
Enjoy your weekend!