Thursday, 8 September 2016

lauki moong dal sabzi - sorakaya pesara pappu - moong dal curry for chapathi

Lauki Moong Dal sabzi or Sorakaya Pesara Pappu andhra style koora/kura also called anapakaya/sorakkai or sorakaya kootu in tamil and lauki moong dal recipe in hindi. My family members love this moong dal curry for chapathi/roti and this is most prefered for rice in telangana region.

lauki moong dal curry for chapathi

Ingredients for Sorakaya Pesara Pappu - Lauki Moong Dal curry for chapathi

1. Bottle gourd (anapakaya/sorakaya/lauki) - 1
2. Yellow Gram - 1 cup
3. Green Chillies - 4
4. Onion - 1
5. Curry Leaves - 2 sprigs
6. Coriander Leaves - 4 to 5 sprigs
7. Garlic - 5 to 6 pieces
8. Mustard Seeds - 1/2 tsp
9. Cumin Seeds - 1/2 tsp
10. Salt - To Taste
11. Red Chilli Powder - 2 tsps
12. Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
13. Oil - 3 to 4 tbsps
14. Water -  3 cups

Other Dal/pappu recipes:

Gangavalli kura pappu

Pesarapappu Vadalu 

Menthikura Pesarapappu 

Mullangi Pesara Pappu



How to make sorakaya pesara pappu recipe - lauki moong dal curry for chapathi

1. Wash, peel, discard seeds and cut bottle gourd to small pieces

2. Wash and soak yellow gram for 5 to 10 minutes

3. Heat oil in a pan, once oil is hot add mustard and cumin seeds

4. When they splutter add green chilli and onion pieces

5. Once onion pieces turn transparent add curry leaves and fry for a minute

6. Now drain water from yellow gram and add it to the pan

7. Fry dal for 2 to 3 minutes till nice aroma comes out

8. Now add bottle gourd pieces and cook them for some time

9. Now add turmeric powder, salt, red chilli powder mix nicely and add water and cover with a lid

10. Cook on medium flame for 10 minutes, once bottle gourd pieces become tender and dal is properly cooked add crushed garlic and dish out

11. Garnish with coriander leaves and yummy sorakaya pesarapappu is ready to serve

You can serve this sorakaya pesara pappu or  lauki moong dal curry for chapathi

     and rice.

sorakaya pesara pappu - lauki moong dal sabzi