Bottle Gourd Chutney or Sorakaya Pachadi or Locky pachadi (With out garlic)

Monday, March 8, 2010

Sorakaya or bottle gourd 1/2 medium sized
Chana dal or Senaga papu 2 Teaspoons
Urad dal or Menapa papu 2 Teaspoons
Mustard seeds 1 Teaspoon
Jeera or Cumin 1/2 teaspoon
Red chillies 2
Tumeric powder 1 pinch
Tamarind 2 inch
Tamarind juice 2 Teaspoon
Ginger 1/2 inch piece
Green chili 1
(Adjust accordingly)
Hing 2 pinches
Oil 4 teaspoon
Salt as needed

For Tadka: (optional)

Urad dal 1 teaspoon
Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon
Garlic 3 pods
Curry leaves 1 bunch
Red chilli 2
Oil 2 teaspoon

1.Peel the skin of sorakaya and cut it into pieces.

2.Heat a pan and put 2 teaspoons of oil and add chana dal,urad dal,jeera,mustard seeds,hing and red chillies until the urad and chana dal turn their color and mustard seed splutter. Keep the tadka or popu aside.

3.In the same pan add 2 teaspoons of oil and add the sorakaya pieces. Cook  until sorakaya is cooked. Add salt and tumeric powder.

4.In a mixie or grinder grind all the ingredients by adding little water.

You can as well garnish this with tadka of mustard seeds, red chillies and urad dal.


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