Sorakkai Paruppu ( Bottle Gourd With Dal) | How to make Sorakkai Paruppu ( Bottle Gourd With Dal)

By Akum Raj Jamir  |  27th Apr 2017  |  
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Sorakkai Paruppu ( Bottle Gourd With Dal)by Akum Raj Jamir
  • Prep Time

    10

    mins
  • Cook Time

    15

    mins
  • Serves

    3

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About Sorakkai Paruppu ( Bottle Gourd With Dal) Recipe

South Indian style bottle gourd with dal is a very simple yet comforting dish. It is a low calorie, low fat, low cholesterol, high fiber and rich protein from the dal. Bottle gourd has cooling properties due to its high water content. This dish goes well with hot steam rice or any Indian bread. Taste amazing with a drizzle of ghee over it.

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Sorakkai Paruppu ( Bottle Gourd With Dal)

Ingredients to make Sorakkai Paruppu ( Bottle Gourd With Dal)

  • Moong dal - ½ cup
  • Bottle gourd/ lauki - 1 medium size cubed
  • Tamarind - 1 small lemon sized
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil - 1 tbsp
  • Water - 1½- 2 cups or as required
  • For tempering:
  • Mustard seeds - ½ tsp 
  • Cumin seeds - ½ tsp 
  • Red chillies - 2 whole 
  • Curry leaves - 4-5
  • Green chillies - 1-2 slit
  • Ginger - a small piece finely chopped 
  • Garlic - 2 chopped 
  • Turmeric powder - ¼ tsp 
  • Asafoetida - a pinch 

How to make Sorakkai Paruppu ( Bottle Gourd With Dal)

  1. Soak the tamarind in little water in a small bowl for sometime and extract the juice out of it. 
  2. Add the dal,  bottle gourd, water, salt to taste  in a pressure cooker and pressure cook for about 3 whistles. Let the pressure release by itself and coarsely mash the dal and bottle gourd with the back If the laddle. 
  3. Heat oil in a pan. Add the mustard seeds, cumin seeds and red chillies a let it crackle. 
  4. Add the curry leaves, green chillies, ginger, garlic and saute for about 2 mins. 
  5. Add the turmeric powder and asafoetida and tamarind juice and cook for a min or two. 
  6. Add this tempering to the dal bottle gourd mixture, give a good stir and take off the heat. 

Reviews for Sorakkai Paruppu ( Bottle Gourd With Dal) (1)

sonam talwar7 months ago

i will try it soon
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