Friday, 25 September 2009

Gongura,sorakaya kura(sorrel leaves,Bottle gourd curry)

Sorrel leaves, an all time favourite leafy vegetable to Andra people.Sorrel leaves curry can be prepared with many variations.One among them, I am presenting here.Sorrel leaves and bottle gourd is a great combination.

  • Gongura : 1bunch
  • Bottle Gourd : 1/4th cup (choped into small cubes)
  • Channa Dal : 4 tb sp
  • Garlic pods : 5
  • Green Chilies : 2
  • Red chilli powder
  • Turmeric
  • Salt
  • Oil
  • All ingredients of Tadaka or Talimpu
  • Curry leaves


  • Soak Channa Dal for 30 min.Separate sorrel leaves from the bunch.Chop if leaves are big.
  • In a vessel, add 1/4th cup water, soaked Channa Dal , bottle gourd pieces and cook till they become soft.
  • If there is excess water, drain the water.Now add sorrel leaves,green chilli,crushed garlic pieces.Cover the lid and cook till sorrel leaves become soft.
  • Add salt, red chili powder as per your taste.
  • In another vessel, add tadaka .Add this to curry.

Serve this with hot rice, few drops of ghee.Tastes yummy!!!!!!!!!

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