9/30/2011

Sorakaya Pachadi / Bottle Gourd Chutney

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Ingredients:-

Bottle gourd -1 1/2 cups (cut into cubes with skin)
Channa Dal-1/2 tbsp
Gram Dal-1/2 tbsp
Cumin Seeds-1/2 tsp
Coriander Seeds-1/2 tsp
Red chillies-3 nos
Green chillies-3 nos
Garlic cloves-4- 5 nos
Tamarind -small lime size (soaked in 2-3 tbsp warm water)
Coriander leaves-2 tbsp (chopped)
Salt to taste
Oil-3 tbsp


For Seasoning :-

Mustard seeds-1/4 tsp
Black gram dal-1/2 tsp
Red chillies-1 nos
Hing-1/2 tsp
Curry leaves-few
Oil-1/2 tsp


Method:-

Heat 3 tsp oil in a cooking vessel,add bengal gram,split gram dal,cumin seeds and coriander seeds and stir fry for 3 mts or till the dals turn red.Remove and keep it aside.
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In the same pan add garlic,red chillies,green chillies,coriander leaves and curry leaves and fry on medium heat for a min.Remove and keep it aside.
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In the same pan add the remaining oil,add the chopped  bottle gourd cubes an saute for 12 mins or till the rawness of the vegetable goes and the water evaporates.Remove and cool.
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Once cool,grind the dals first till coarsely ground,add the rest of the sauteed ingredients along with tamarind extract,salt and grind to a paste.
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Heat half a tsp of oil in a pan,add mustard seeds and let them pop,add urad dal and let it turn red,add hing and curry leaves and red chillies and stir fry for a few seconds.
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Pour the seasoning over the ground pachadi and serve with hot rice.
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43 comments:

Alpana said...

Wow......this is something new for me......sounds awesome.....Thanks for sharing.

An Open Book said...

have been seeing a lot of bottle gourd recipes...but ive never cooked with it. this looks easy

Padma said...

Healthy and delicious pachadi.

R said...

looks so delicious!

Pushpa said...

Spicy and yummy pachadi Divya.Perfect with rice.

Nalini's Kitchen said...

Pachadi looks yummy,like to have it with piping hot rice and ghee.

Nisha said...

Thats a yummy chutney

Treat and Trick said...

This is new to me and looks so yum!


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Sensible Vegetarian said...

Delicious and a perfect combo with Idli, Dosai or anything.

Kaveri said...

Yummy and delicious looking pachadi

layaa said...

Looks yummy and sounds healthy.

Aruna Manikandan said...

sounds new to me...
looks healthy and delicious dear :)

Neha said...

Never heard of bottle gourd chutney...Looks delicious..

Vardhini said...

Yummy and tasty. Never made chutney with bottle gourd.

Vardhini
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MyKitchen Flavors-BonAppetit!. said...

This recipe is new to me.Never tried a pachadi.yumm dear.

Neetz said...

i havent treid chutney with thsi ingredient.. it surely shows good here :)

Priya said...

Fingerlicking chutney..

Padhu said...

Looks yummy!

Raji said...

This is really new to me divya...and having bottlegourd this way is a lovely option.

Jay said...

Mmmm...absolutely tasty divya..:P
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aipi said...

Great pictorials n recipe ~ thanks for sharing dear :)
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Bindu said...

tats a yummmy chutney :)

Sobha Shyam said...

chutney looks so yum n spicy..

Prathima Rao said...

One of my fav!!! I love it with some hot rice..Your version looks delish too!!
Prathima Rao
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Madhu said...

This is one of my favorite recipes Divya. Very detailed explanation.

soujanya said...

pachadi chala bagundi...def will gve a try...

La @ FoodSlice said...

i too have been on a pachadi spree recently. Never heard of bottle gourd chutney till now. Looks good too. Will tell mom to try it out, as we rarely bring bottle gourd into our home.

Kanchan said...

I had prepared a similar chutney with a bit difference long time back ... posted about it too then .. your version too looks interesting !

Saji said...

I've awards waiting for you at my place...Please do collect them

Priya Sreeram said...

good one divya !

Muskaan at A2Z Healthy Vegetarian Cuisine said...

Very new to me..but sounds delicious..

Cheers
Muskaan

Malli said...

Hey Divya that's a very simple but mouth watering chutney and must pair well with anything, idlis, rotis and sandwiches!! Good one

Sarah said...

this looks nice and tasty! We have a bottle gourd plant and hence get many of this... I have no idea what to do with bottle gourd except to put it in sambar/dal and that I dont even like... planning to try out this dish next time..

Sonia (Nasi Lemak Lover) said...

this must be very nice.

Plateful said...

Never tried making chutney with bottle gourd. But I'm craving this after seeing your first picture!

Sushma Mallya said...

Beautifully explained ...very flavorful and lovely chutney Divya:)

Vidhya said...

Never heard or tried this before sounds and looks so yum.

Ambreen said...

Never heard of bottle gourd chutney before, sounds very interesting. Thanks for sharing this yummy chutney :)

Priti said...

I make this too and love it ...your's looks so good ..wish to have some now

Torviewtoronto said...

this looks yummy wonderfully done

Priya Sreeram said...

good one divya

Uma said...

Super recipe. Wonderfullu done.

Cheers,
Uma

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