BOTTLE GOURD KURMA / GRAVY | How to make BOTTLE GOURD KURMA / GRAVY

By Priya Tharshini  |  20th Sep 2017  |  
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BOTTLE GOURD KURMA / GRAVYby Priya Tharshini
  • Prep Time

    10

    mins
  • Cook Time

    20

    mins
  • Serves

    4

    People

53

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About BOTTLE GOURD KURMA / GRAVY Recipe

Lauki / Bottle gourd / Sorakkai Kurma is a mild curry/gravy made of coconut and cashew nut paste. It is a healthy and easy side dish accompaniment for Roti, Chapati etc. You can also make this gravy with other vegetables like turnip, chow chow etc..

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BOTTLE GOURD KURMA / GRAVY

Ingredients to make BOTTLE GOURD KURMA / GRAVY

  • oil - 4 tbspn  
  • cumin Seeds - 1 tspn
  • bottle gourd -  1.5 cup
  • Chopped onion - 3/4 cup finely chopped
  • tomato - 1/2 cup finely chopped
  • ginger Garlic Paste - 1  tbspn
  • salt - To taste
  • turmeric Powder - 1/4 tspn
  • Red Chili Powder - 1/2 tspn
  • coriander Powder - 1/2 tspn
  • Grated coconut - 1/4 cup  
  • poppy seeds - 1 tbspn
  • cashews - 4
  • peppercorns - 1/4 tspn
  • Green Chili - 2
  • cardamom - 1
  • cinnamon Stick - 1 inch
  • Star Annis - 1
  • cloves - 4

How to make BOTTLE GOURD KURMA / GRAVY

  1. Add the poppy seeds, whole spices, pepper, g.chili and cashews to blender and soak in hot water for 10 minutes.
  2. Then add the grated coconut to the blender.Grind it to a fine paste.
  3. Wash, peel and chop the bottle gourd into small cubes and set it aside.
  4. Heat a cooker, add oil. Add cumin seeds and allow it to sputter. Add chopped onion to it.
  5. Saute till they are transparent. Then add the ginger garlic paste. Cook for 3 mints. 
  6. Add chopped tomato and saute till they are mushy. Add ground masala to it.
  7. Stir well. Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder and salt . Mix well.
  8. Add chopped bottle gourd and 1 Cup water to it. Mix well.  
  9. Close the cooker and pressure cook it for 3-4 whistle. After the pressure is fully released, mix well.
  10. Serve the Kurma with Roti..!!

My Tip:

1. You can also try with other vegetables like ridge gourd (peerkangai), chayote squash (chow chow), turnip or pumpkin.

Reviews for BOTTLE GOURD KURMA / GRAVY (1)

Astha Gulati2 years ago

Yummilicious!
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