Thursday, 10 June 2010

Sorakaya,tomato Pappu(Bottlegourd,tomato dal)


  • Sorakaya : 1/2
  • Tomato: 1
  • Toor Dal: 2 cups
  • Onion: 1 small
  • Green chilies :6
  • Tamarind : small lemon size
  • Salt
  • Mustard seeds
  • Cumin seeds
  • Hing
  • Urad Dal : 1 t sp
  • Curry leaves : 2 strings
  • Oil


  • Soak Toor Dal for 20min.Chop sorakaya,tomato,onion,green chilies.
  • Pressure cook Toor Dal and all chopped veggies till Dal is soft.
  • Keep the cooked Dal on low flame and add tamarind and enough salt.
  • In a small kadai, put tadaka or talimpu and add it the cooked Dal.

Serve with rice and papd and few drops of ghee.


  1. whenever i buy this lauki i make kootu out of this. This one sounds new to me.will try this nexttime

  2. Thank you Jeyashri for dropping in.

  3. Satya, I liked this receipe. Thanks !!!

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