Sorakkai Kurma Recipe

Sorakkai Kurma Recipe
A delicate mughlai dish

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Mild and Creamy
A great combination with chapathi or can be served with rice as well
  1. Wash and peel the skin of the bottle gourd. Cut into small cubes.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and crackle the cumin seeds.
  3. Add the chopped onions and saute for few minutes.
  4. Add the ginger garlic paste and saute for a minute.
  5. Next add the chopped tomato and saute till tomatoes become mushy.
  6. Add the bottle gourd pieces, turmeric powder, chilly powder, coriander powder and garam masala.
  7. Add 1 cup of water. Cover and cook till the bottle gourd is soft (about 7-10 minutes).
  8. In the meantime, grind together the grated coconut and poppy seeds with little water to a fine paste. You can also add 4-5 cashews along with this for enhanced flavor.
  9. Reduce the flame and add this ground paste to the simmering curry.
  10. Simmer for another 2-3 minutes and switch off.