Friday, November 21, 2008

Sorakaya Pulusu


Peeled and diced bottle gourd-10-12 pieces
Toor dal or kandi pappu-1 cup
Green chillies-4
Fresh coriander-few
Dry chilli powder-1 teaspoon
Termeric powder-1 teaspoon
Grated jaggery-1 tablespoon
Salt-1 tablespoon
Tamarind pulp-2 tablespoons

For seasoning: Oil-2 tablespoons, dry chilli pieces-4, mustard seeds-1 teaspoon, cumin seeds-1 teaspoon, fenugreek seeds-4-6 and curry leaves-a few.


1. Heat the oil in a pressure cooker and add the dry chilli pieces, mustard seeds, cumin seeds and fenugreek seeds.
2. Once they splutter, add the curry leaves, chopped green chillies and bottle gourd cubes. Fry them for two minutes and add rinsed toor dal.
3. Fry it for a few seconds and add turmeric powder, dry chilli powder, salt, tamarind pulp, grated jaggery and 6 cups of water.
4. Cover the lid and cook it until three whisles are heard.
5. After 10 minutes, open the lid and add the fresh coriander leaves and mix it well. Serve it with hot rice and papad…

Ramya Vijaykumar of passed me this award...Thank you Ramya!

I am passing it to:

Jaya of
Menutoday of
Prajusha of
Raks Kitchen of
Bhawna of


Uma said...

yummy pulusu! looks so good. congrats on the award.


Oh,cooker sambar?! Cool one vijaya!
Thank you somuch for passing the award to me :)

Daily Meals said...

Thank you Uma!

Yes Raks Kitchen! Cooker sambar...without sambar powder:)

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

Congrats on your award dear... Your Pulusu make my mouth water just tempting...

Menu Today said...

Congrats on winning this award:-)

I think this Pulusu will be very spicy. Thanks for sharing this recipe.

Andhra Flavors said...

ma mummy chestaru e pulusu. dal combination tho tinte super.

Daily Meals said...

Thank you Ramya:)

Thank you Menu Today:)

Thank you Andhra Flavors:)