Thursday, June 16, 2011

Lauki/ Bottle gourd and Chickpeas Curry


Lauki/ Bottle gourd and Chickpeas Curry

Here is another simple recipe for chapatis/rotis. It is a spicy curry made with lauki/ bottle gourd/churakkaya with chick peas/kadala. It is aromatic with fresh flavors of garam masala and coconut.Try this,you will surely love it.

Ingredients
Bottle gourd- 1
Chickpeas- 1/2 cup
Onion- 1 mediem
Tomato- 1 meduim
Ginger garlic paste- 1 1/2 tsp
Green chilly-2
Chilly powder- 1 tsp
Coriander powder- 1 tsp
Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
Fennel powder- 1/2 tsp
Garam masala- 1/2 tsp
Coconut milk- 1/2 cup
Curry leaves- 1 spring
Coriander leaves - a little


Soak chickpeas for one hour. Pour 1 1/2 cups of water and pressure cook ( three whistles) and keep this aside. Peel and cut bottle gourd into small cubes.
Heat oil in a pan and saute onions, green chilly, curry leaves till it changes color.Add ginger garlic paste and tomatoes fry till there is a nice aroma and tomatoes get cooked. Add chilly powder, turmeric powder, salt and masalas along with bottle gourd and cooked chick peas with 1/3 cup of water. Cover and cook for three minutes. Add coconut milk and allow to simmer. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with rotis or chapati

Try this...
Hope you will all enjoy..

38 comments:

  1. What a yummy platter ~ delicious combo n my mouth is watering :D
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  2. lovely combo with chapatis..bottle gourd perfect for summers..looks yum..

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  3. Nice recipe.Anything with lauki I notice,since it is going to come out bright with something else like these..bookmarked.

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  4. This is a classic yummy combination its my fav with rotis.

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  5. Great combo and looks perfect with roti!

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  6. Such a comfort food ..... good combo :)

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  7. I make lauki and chana dal, but adding chickpeas is a great idea too :)

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  8. Curry looks flavourful and delicious.. will make a gr8 combo with parathas..
    Sunanda's Kitchen

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  9. Yummy combo...loved the platter....

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  10. Thats a lovely combo.. Should be great with chapathi..

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  11. Aa curryyum rotiyum kittiyirunegil...sigh. This looks too yum!

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  12. love chickpeas and nice combo with bottle gourd

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  13. healthy curry, lovely combo, delicious dish..

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  14. wow dear thats really temptg...very very gud with rotis

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  15. Wonderful curry, beautiful pair for rotis...lovely and delicious!

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  16. excellent combo suja..Yummy with roti..

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  17. lovely combination of flavors

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  18. Tasty combination ...perfect for rotis

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  19. Simple and delicious curry...looks yumm

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  20. combo sounds amazingly healthy n yummy...:P

    Tasty Appetite

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  21. delisious..nice comb....will love to have with chappathi

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  22. Wow.. that is a new combo for me.. I have to try this :D looks yumm :)

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  23. looks delicious dear..very tempting..love it..

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  24. I always love your pics,this is not an exception.Looks so wonderful suja, eventhough this combo is new to me. For sure it would have worked its magic with rotis.

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  25. Aha.... cahappatti and subzi

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  26. suja this is a lovely combo- pass it on with hot phulkas !!

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  27. delicious looking combination looks yummy

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  28. Great combo! Looks very tasty..

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  29. Thanks all for stopping by and for the sweet comments:)

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