Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Sorakaya (Aanapakaya, Bottlegourd, Lauki)


4 cups sorakaya pieces (cut into 1" pieces)
1 medium onion, finely chopped
1 big tomato, roughly chopped
salt, turmeric, masala powder - to taste
3 green chillies, (slit or chopped - any which way)
coriander leaves, chopped
2 tbsp oil
2 tbsp milk
For seasoning : 1 red chillie- broken into pieces, 1/4 tsp cumin seeds, 6 curry leaves, 3 garlic cloves-chopped

  • Heat oil in a pan and add seasoning ingredients. Add chopped onion immediately, saute until onion turns translucent.
  • Add sorakaya pieces, salt & turmeric, green chillies. Cover and cook until the vegetables are done half way through.
  • Add chopped tomato, masala powder, mix well, cover and cook until done.
  • Add milk, mix & turn the stove off. Add chopped coriander leaves.

Enjoy the curry with roti/chapathi or rice.

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