BOTTLEGOURD MILK CURRY

This posting is about Bottle gourd milk curry. It is very delicious to eat with hot steamed rice. This is a favourite food of our village people, 

Ingredients:

Bottlegourd medium size one
Mustard seeds one spoon
Peanut oil one tablespoon
Cumin seeds one spoon
Coriander leaves optional
Salt to taste
Turmeric one poon
Milk one cup
Shallots 6 chopped
Curry leaves tow sprigs
Green chillies two split
Water half a cup

Procedure:

Peel off the skin of the bottle gourd
Remove the inner pulp
Chop the gourd into cubes
Heat the frying pan with oil.
Add mustard seeds to splutter. 
Once they spluttered, add shallots, curry leaves and green chillies
Saute for a few seconds.
Add turmeric.
Saute again in low flame.
Add the veggie and saute again.
Add salt and water
Close with a lid and allow cooking for two minutes over a medium flame.
Observe the cubes turns soft.
Add cumin seeds.
Mash the cooked veggie along with mustard seeds.
Set aside to cool down.
Blend the bottle gourd cubes with milk for a second.



Enjoy with hot steamed rice!


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