Sorakaya Pala Kura or Doodhi or Laukie or Bottle gourd Milk curry

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Sorakaya/Bottle Gourd/Doodhi/Lauki  ½ big sized
Milk 1 Cup (rice cooker cup)
Onion 1 medium sized (optional)
Chana dal 1 teaspoon
Urad dal 1 teaspoon
Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon
Jeera ½ teaspoon
Oil 2 teaspoon
Turmeric powder 2 pinches
Curry leaves 1 spring
Red chillies 2
Sugar ½ teaspoon(optional)
Salt as needed

1. Cut Sorakaya into small pieces. Cut onion into pieces.
2. Heat a pan add oil after oil is heated add mustard seeds, chana dal, urad dal, jeera seeds, curry leaves red chilli cut into 2 or 3 pieces. When the seeds start to splutter and dals change color.
3. Add onion and mix well. When the onion becomes translucent. Add the sorakaya pieces and mix well.

4. After 5 minutes add turmeric close it with the lid.  When the pieces become tender add milk to the curry and cook it low flame. Mix well in between.

5. When the curry comes to medium consistency usually takes 10 minutes and switch off the stove.
6. After 5 minutes add sugar and salt, mix well.


aipi said...

Never cooked lauki this way- looks really delicious n creamy :)

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Priya said...

Creamy and wonderful looking lauki curry,delicious..

Sensible Vegetarian said...

This looks delicious.

Deepa Praveen said...

this is new to me..will try this soon

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

First time here,happy to follow ur blog...
Do visit mine if time permits...

Valar Siva said...

A different recipe will try it @ home..
Look delicious!!


Suman Singh said...

New to me but looks delicious n yummy!

AMMU MOHAN said...

looks yummy and creamy...hai friend gift is waiting for you in my blog..kidly come and accept it..

SravsCulinaryConcepts said...

yummy and delicious curry !!

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