Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Bottle Gourd Sabzi

This is one of the easiest side dish one can make.As the Bottle Gourd (sorakkai)cooks very quickly the making time is also less.This goes very well with Phulka,Jeera Rice,Ghee Rice or Pulao.


Onion------------------------------------------ 2 Medium size
Tomato---------------------------------------- 2
Chilly Powder---------------------------------- 1Tsp
Turmeric Powder------------------------------- 1/2 Tsp
Coriander Powder----------------------------- 1 Tsp(Dhaniya Powder)
Garam Masala--------------------------------- 1 Tsp
Salt as required
Peeled and diced Bottle Gourd----------------- 2 1/2 to 3 cups
Chopped Coriander for garnishing
Oil--------------------------------------------- 1Tbsp


Dice the Onion and Tomato.See to it all the vegetables are cut to same size.Add oil in a non stick vessel or a Kadai and add the onion and saute' for a minute.Then add turmeric powder and mix well .Now add the diced Tomatoes,chilly powder and salt.Turn it well and cook till the onion becomes transparent.Now add the diced Bottle Gourd and add 1 1/2 cups of water.Stir well and close it and cook in low flame till all the vegetables are cooked well.Now add the Dhaniya powder and Garam Masala and mix well.Cook for  2 minutes and garnish with Coriander leaves and serve.

1 comment:

Leelagovind said...

bottle gourd is not much available here..when i get by chance surely will try must be tasty..