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Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Sorakai | Bottle Gourd Kootu | Post Natal Recipes!

I am back after a short break and a good news!

I am blessed with baby boy Sushanth.

This is one of dish I have been eating all these days and love the flavour. A post natal recipe, which is good for the health. It warms the body and Bottle gourd is good for producing breast milk.


Sorakkai/Bottle Gourd - 1/2 no(med)
Pasi paruppu/Split green gram - 1/2 cup
Pepper powder - 1 tblspn
Curry leaves - 2 sprigs
Ghee  - 1 tblspn
Mustard - 1/2 tspn
Hing - a pinch

Preparation Method

Wash, rinse and cook dal in pressure cooker for 3 whistles.
Chop the vegetable into small pieces.
Cook the vegetable with salt.
Add cooked dal, pepper powder, curry leaves and boil.
The consistency should not be too thick or thin.
Mix well once its done.

Season it with ghee, mustard and a pinch of hing.

Sorakkai kootu is ready to serve.

Serve with hot steamed rice and ghee.
Also with chapathis.

This can also be prepared with Chow chow and carrot.


Sravs on May 8, 2013 at 8:58 AM said...

Tasty and wonderful recipe !!

Unknown on May 8, 2013 at 9:53 AM said...

very comforting kootu with rice...

Unknown on May 8, 2013 at 11:11 AM said...

too good n simple. n with onion n garlic :)

Unknown on May 8, 2013 at 11:12 AM said...

too good n simple. n with onion n garlic :)

Hari Chandana P on May 8, 2013 at 12:16 PM said...

Yummy and healthy recipe. looks delicious !!

Shruti Dhingra Wahi on May 8, 2013 at 12:46 PM said...

Recipe looks yummy and simple..
Healthy too :)

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divya on May 9, 2013 at 2:27 AM said...

wow!looks superb and tempting clicks

great-secret-of-life on May 10, 2013 at 10:51 PM said...

tasty and healthy recipe

Manoj Singh on May 13, 2013 at 2:16 PM said...

Delicious Recipes.

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