Wednesday, 3 April 2013

BOTTLE GOURD KURMA


Ingredients:(serves 4)

Bottle gourd- 1 (medium sized and grated)

Onion- 1 (big and finely chopped)

Ginger-garlic paste- 1 tbspn

Roasted peanuts- 1 handfull

Dry red chillies- 6

Fennel seeds- 1 tbspn

Turmeric powder- 1 tspn

Water- 1 cup

Salt to taste

Oil- 1 tbspn



Method:


Peel the skin of bottle gourd and grate it. Heat the pan and add the oil. When the oil is hot add the fennel seeds followed by onion.

When the onion turns brown add the grated bottle gourd, salt and turmeric and stir. Let the bottle gourd cook for 5 minutes under low fire with the lid on.


Bottle gourd

In the mean while dry roast the peanuts and red chillies.


Roasted peanuts and chillies


Powder the peanuts and chillies in the mixer and add it to the cooked bottle gourd. Add the water and mix well. 




Switch off the fire when the kurma boils and serve hot with chapati's and rice.


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