Bottle Gourd & Val Beans Curry – Native Cooking!

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Soraikai – Mochai Kara Kuzhambu Other Names: Bottle Gourd – Val Beans Curry. Suraikai – Mochai Puli Kuzhambu. Lauki Curry. Sorakaya Pulusu. On the other day, bunch of my local friends showed up at an odd time! I wasn’t prepared for a formal lunch meeting! …was bit skeptical to go ahead and fix the ethnic [...]

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Bhagara Lauki – Tempt Your Senses!

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Soraikai Masala: Bhagara Lauki. Dudhikaya Kura. Bottle Gourd Spicy Curry.Sorakaya Kura. Did I ever mention that I am kind of square when it comes to cooking! I try to balance every meal that I cook…with one fiber, a portion of protein and little carbohydrate. I actually plan a week’s menu much ahead before even shopping [...]

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Bottle Gourd & Shrimps Curry

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Soraikkai-eral Thokku: Okay, as I confessed to you all earlier…giving up meat and seafood is difficult for me, but including more veggies sounds like a perfect option:) Combining hint of meat or seafood to certain vegetables is like magic! The resulted dish turns completely out of this world, very delectable you know! So, here you [...]

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Soraikkai Thoku – Country Style

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Soraikkai Thokku:(Country Style)Bottle Gourd-Peanuts Stir Fry. Lauki Subzi. Soraikkai Kootu. My back home cook, Usha is kind of expert in making country style recipes. I cooked this under her guidance….all her recipes calls for peanuts, coconuts and back yard grown greens. When she first mentioned to add more garlic to this, I was kind of [...]

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Soraikai Kara Kuzhambu

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Bottle Gourd Kara kuzhambu Ingredients: Bottle gourd 1 small sizedCricket ball size tamarind or 1 spoon of thick tamarind pasteRed onion 1 large finely choppedGarlic 1 large peeled and semi crushedTomato 1 large choppedJaggery or brown sugar 1 spoonSaltTurmeric powder 1/2 spoonChili powder 1 spoonRice powder 1 spoonSesame oil 1 cupMustard seeds 1 spoonCumin seeds [...]

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Soraikai Kootu

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Bottle Gourd Kootu: Ingredients: Bottle gourd 1 medium sizedThoor/ Moong/ chana dal 1/4 cupGreen chilies 3 finely choppedOnion 1 finely choppedGarlic 6 cloves choppedGinger 2″ peeled and choppedTomatoes 1-2 fienly choppedSaltTurmeric powder 1/4 spoonChili powder 1/2 spoonMustar seeds 1/4 spoonCumin seeds 1/2 spoonAsafoetida 1/4 spoonCurry leaves fewOil few spoonsCilantro leaves few to garnish. Method: Cook [...]

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Soraikai Paal Kootu / Bottle Gourd Olan

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Soraikkai Paal Kootu: Bottle Gourd Olan. Ingredients: Bottle gourd 1 small (skinned, deseeded & chopped)Thoor dal 1 cup (cooked)Fresh coconut grated 1/4 cupGreen chilies 3-6Milk 1 cupCumin seeds 1/2 spoonSaltOil 2 spoons. For sesonning: Mustard seeds 1/4 spoonCumin seeds 1/4 spoonAsafoetida 1/4 spoonCurry leaves fewOil few spoons. Mehtod: In a blender blend, cooked thoor dal, [...]

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