Andhra Style Sorakaya Kura Recipe - Bottle Gourd And Toor Dal Recipe
Andhra Style Sorakaya Kura Recipe is an one pot recipe made with bottle gourd and toor dal to create a flavourful curry that can be had with steamed rice and tawa paratha.
Andhra Style Sorakaya Kura Recipe (Bottle gourd and Toor Dal Recipe) is a one pot dish that can be made in a pressure cooker. The bottle gourd and toor dal is a wonderful combination to make a rich and comforting gravy.”Koora” in Andhra Pradesh refers to any gravy dish that has a vegetable accompanied by a dal.
If you are looking for more Bottle Gourd Recipes, here are some that you can try in your kitchen:
- 2 cups Bottle gourd (lauki) , cut into small pieces
- 1 cup Arhar dal (Split Toor Dal) , soaked for 30 minutes
- 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu)
- 1 sprig Curry leaves
- 1 pinch Asafoetida (hing)
- 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
- 2 Tomatoes , chopped
- 2 Green Chilli , chopped
- 1 teaspoon Black pepper powder
- 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
- 1/2 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
How to make Andhra Style Sorakaya Kura Recipe - Bottle Gourd And Toor Dal Recipe
To begin making the Sorakaya Kura Recipe we will keep a pressure cooker on medium heat, add oil and leave it get hot. Add mustard seeds and cumin seeds and allow it splutter for 10 seconds.
Add curry leaves, hing, and leave the curry leaves to crackle for 10 seconds. Add in the chopped tomatoes and saute well till it becomes mushy.
Add the turmeric powder, red chilli powder, pepper powder, salt, green chilli, chopped bottle gourd and soaked toor dal. Give the ingredients a stir and add 2 cups of water. Cook it for 4 whistle.
Allow the pressure to release by itself and open the lid, give it a stir and check for salt and serve.