Bottle Gourd with Coconut

5 Aug

anapakaya_kobbari
Anapakaya Kobbari Koru

Ingredients:

Bottle Gourd 1/3 of small one
Fresh Coconut (shredded) 2 tbsps
Green Chiles 3
Salt to taste

Talimpu:

Urad dal 1 tsp
Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
Broken red chillies 3
Curry Leaves 3
Hing a big pinch
Oil 1 tbsp

Method of preparation:

Peel and chop bottle gourd into small pieces (abt. 2 cups)
Boil few cups of water in a saucepan.
Add chopped bottle gourd, salt and cook for app. 5 minutes or until the bottle gourd turns soft.
Remove from heat and strain the cooked bottle gourd.

Heat oil in small wok on medium high, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When mustard seeds start to jump, add cooked bottle gourd and stir fry for few seconds.
Then add grated coconut and salt.
Stir and serve with rice or roti.

Notes: Don’t overcook bottle gourd pieces else they turn mushy.

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2 Responses to “Bottle Gourd with Coconut”

  1. gouthami August 14, 2008 at 1:46 am #

    its very nice curry very tasty

  2. praseena September 29, 2008 at 10:54 pm #

    this is a healing food.it’s very good for cancer

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