Surakka Mor Koottu (Yoghurt and bottle gourd curry) | How to make Surakka Mor Koottu (Yoghurt and bottle gourd curry)

By South Indian Vegetarian Cuisine- Roli Books  |  21st Mar 2016  |  
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Surakka Mor Koottu (Yoghurt and bottle gourd curry)by South Indian Vegetarian Cuisine- Roli Books
  • Prep Time

    10

    mins
  • Cook Time

    20

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  • Serves

    6

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About Surakka Mor Koottu (Yoghurt and bottle gourd curry) Recipe

A delicious dish made up of bottle gourd cooked with spiced yoghurt.

Surakka Mor Koottu (Yoghurt and bottle gourd curry)

Ingredients to make Surakka Mor Koottu (Yoghurt and bottle gourd curry)

  • bottle gourd (ghia), medium-sized, 1 peeled, chopped into small pieces
  • salt to taste
  • coconut (nariyal), grated 5 tbsp /20 gm
  • green chillies 3
  • cumin (jeera) seeds 1 tsp/2 gm
  • yoghurt (dahi) 1cup /200 gm
  • rice powder 1 tsp
  • Refined oil ½ tsp
  • mustard seeds (rai) ¼ tsp
  • Split black gram (urad dal) ½ tsp
  • curry leaves (kari patta), pinched 4-5

How to make Surakka Mor Koottu (Yoghurt and bottle gourd curry)

  1. Boil the bottle gourd in a little water and salt.
  2. Grind the coconut, green chillies, and cumin seeds into a wet paste.
  3. Mix the paste with the yoghurt. Add rice powder; mix well.
  4. Add the above to the boiled bottle gourd and cook for 5 minutes.
  5. Heat the oil in a small pan; add mustard seeds, split black gram, and curry leaves. When the seeds start spluttering, pour it onto the cooked mixture.

My Tip:

This mor koottu can also be made with cabbage.

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