Bottle Gourd Curry ( Sorakaya Tomato Curry )



  1. Bottle Gourd ( sorakaya )
  2. Onion
  3. Turmeric
  4. Ginger & Garlic Paste
  5. Chilli Powder
  6. Coriander Powder
  7. Salt
  8. Oil


Step 1.

Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a pressure cooker, add 1 finely chopped onion and fry, then add 1/4 tsp of turmeric, 1/2 tsp of G & G paste and give a quick stir.

Step 2.

Now add 1 medium size Bottle Gourd chopped into small cubes and mix it well and let it cook in oil for a while.

Step 3.


Now add 1/2 cup of tomatoes, 1 1/2 tsp of chilli powder, salt to taste, mix it well and cook it for few minutes.

Step 4.

At this stage add 1/2 cup of water and close the cooker lid and pressure cook it for only 1 whistle so that it wont mash up.

Step 5.

Once the pressure goes down place it again on heat, add 1/2 tsp of coriander powder and soon it come to boil,garnish it with coriander and serve it hot with chapathis and rice.


Enjoy with chapathis or rice………


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