Sorakaya Masala | How to make Sorakaya Masala

By Padma Rekha  |  6th Jan 2016  |  
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About Sorakaya Masala Recipe

My mother used to make this curry with puris for Sunday breakfast. In my suggestion, this bottle gourd curry goes well with puris.

Sorakaya Masala, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Sorakaya Masala by Padma Rekha will definitely help you in its preparation. The Sorakaya Masala can be prepared within 10 minutes. The time taken for cooking Sorakaya Masala is 20 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 4 people. The recipe details out how to make Sorakaya Masala step by step. The detailed explanation makes Sorakaya Masala so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Sorakaya Masala can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Sorakaya Masala from BetterButter.

Sorakaya Masala

Ingredients to make Sorakaya Masala

  • bottle gourd- 1 , cut into small cubes
  • onion- 1 big sized, finely chopped
  • green chillies- 3, slit in halves
  • oil- 1 tbsp
  • mustard seeds- 1/2 tsp
  • cumin seeds- 1/2 tsp
  • curry leaves- 1 sprig
  • turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
  • red chilli powder- 1/2 tsp
  • salt to taste
  • For the masala:
  • Grated fresh coconut- 1 tbsp
  • poppy seeds- 1 and 1/2 tsp
  • cashew nuts- 8
  • garlic cloves- 6
  • coriander powder- 1 tsp

How to make Sorakaya Masala

  1. Grind all the listed masala ingredients with a little water into a fine paste and set it aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, let them splutter, then add the cumin seeds and curry leaves. Next, add the onion and green chillies and fry till the onion turns pale.
  3. Now add the bottle gourd pieces, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, salt to taste and mix it well. Keep the flame low. Cover and cook it for a few seconds.
  4. Remove the lid and mix it, then add the ground masala and mix again. Cook this for a few seconds, then pour in 1 cup of water. Stir it well, cover and cook on a medium heat till the bottle gourd pieces turn soft and a semi-gravy is formed.
  5. Serve it hot with puris, rotis, or rice as desired.

My Tip:

Other then bottle gourd you can make this curry with boiled eggs, chow chow, drum sticks and brinjal as well.

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