Karnataka Style Sorakkai Palya Recipe - Karnataka Style Bottle Gourd Sabzi
Karnataka Style Sorakkai Palya Recipe, a simple sabzi that can be made using a pressure cooker. Serve it with Mixed Vegetable Sambar and Steamed Rice for a weekday meal.
Karnataka Style Sorakkai Palya Recipe (Pressure Cooked Bottle Gourd Recipe) is a side dish made by pressure cooking the bottle gourd (sorakkai) in a pressure cooker along with all the other spices and having the main flavour coming from "sambar powder".
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- 1 Bottle gourd (lauki) , peeled and chopped
- 1 Tomato , chopped
- 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
- 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
- 1 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
- 2 tablespoon Sambar Powder
- 1 sprig Curry leaves
- Salt , to taste
- Sunflower Oil , for cooking
How to make Karnataka Style Sorakkai Palya Recipe - Karnataka Style Bottle Gourd Sabzi
We begin making the Karnataka Style Sorakkai Palya Recipe (Pressure Cooked Bottle Gourd Recipe) by heating oil in the pressure cooker, temper the cumin seeds and add the curry leaves. Let the curry leaves splutter for few seconds.
Then add the chopped tomato, saute with little salt till it is mushy and is cooked, at this point, you can add in the spice powders like turmeric powder, red chilli powder, and sambar powder and also mix in the chopped bottle gourd. Check for seasoning if required.
Once it is evenly coated, add 1/2 cup water and pressure cook it for 3 whistles till it is done, let the pressure release naturally and then serve hot.