Bottle Gourd StewBottle gourd stew famously known as sorakaya pulusu in Andhra side is prepared regularly. It is one of the simple and healthy recipes as it is known for its weight loss properties. It is one of the good foods for the people who are suffering from acidity and diabetes as it is light and aids in easy digestion.

Its is good source of fiber and good food during summer as its filled with 96% of water. It aslo aids in urinary disorders and helps you get good sleep if you have this recipe with your dinner.

It goes well with steamed rice, chapathi and jeera rice.

You may also like to try some other andhra recipes –Aratikaya Masala Pulusu – Spicy and tangling flavored recipe made from raw banana and tamarind pulp, Chikkudukaya tomato kura – Yet another nutritional food filled with fiber and zero fat, Cauliflower curry – soft florets with potato curry and tomato pulusu – Has similar properties like Lauki Stew it also soothes stomach.

 

Ingredients:

Bottle gourd – 1 piece

Onion – 1 no.

Green chilli – 4 no.

Brinjal – 1 no.

Tomato – 1 no.

Tamarind – large lemon sized

Green gram – 2 tsp.

Red chilli powder – 1/2 tsp.

Turmeric powder – 1 pinch

Curry leaves and coriander leaves – 2 tsp.

Garlic cloves – 5 no.

Dry red chilli – 2 no.

Coriander seeds and fenugreek seeds – 1 tsp.

Jaggery – small piece

Salt – Required

Preparation of Bottle Gourd Stew:

 

  • Slice bottle gourd, onions, green chilli, brinjal and tomato.
  • On other hand soak tamarind and extract juice.
  • Add green gram to above sliced pieces and add 1 glass water and boil
  • Once the pieces are cooked, add tamarind juice, salt, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and coriander leaves. Cook well.
  • Add small piece of jaggery.
  • In a small vessel, heat oil and add crushed garlic cloves, dry red chillies, curry leaves, coriander seeds and fenugreek seeds.
  • Add this to bottle gourd stew and cook further for 2 minutes and serve hot.

 

 

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