Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Sorakaya Pappu(BottleGourd Dal)


Sorakaya(BottleGourd) -1(small)
Toordal -1 cup(washed and soaked in water for half an hour)
Onion -1
Tomato -1
Green chilli -6
Tamarind Paste-2 tsp
Turmeric Powder -1 tsp
Salt as required
For the Tadka:

Mustard seeds -1 tsp
Cumin seeds -1 tsp
Fenugreek seeds -1/4 tsp
Red chilli -2
chana dal -1 tsp
Urad dal -1 tsp
Hing -1 pinch
Curry leaves -4
Oil -3 tbsp


1.Pressure cook all the ingredients untill 4 whistles.Allow it to cool untill all the pressure goes off.
2.Add salt and mash the dal with a spatula.Cook it for 5 minutes.
3.Heat oil in a pan then add mustard seeds,cumin seeds,Red chilli ,fenugreek seeds,hing,chana dal,urad dal and curry leaves\.
4.Add Tadka to the cooked dal and cook untill it starts bubbling.
     Now Sorakaya pappu is ready for serving.Enjoy this recipe with ur family members.Please post ur comments on this recipe.

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