2010/08/02

BOTTLEGOURD KOFTHA CURRY IN SOUTH INDIAN STYLE



Recently , I was tempted by this curry in many of our friends blog . So , I tried this curry in my own way .Thank you for all the friends who tempted me to prepare this yummy curry .

INGREDIENTS :

For Koftha :

Bottlegourd -- 1 cup chopped
Channa dal - 1/2 cup
Green Chillies - 2
Fennel Seeds - 1/2 tsp
Ginger-garlic paste - 1/2 tsp
Salt
Jeera - 1/2 tsp

For Curry :

Mustard - 1 tsp
Onion - 1
Tomato - 1
Coconut pieces - 4 pieces
Salt to taste
Chilli powder - 1 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Sugar - 1 tsp
Curry leaves
Coriander leaves

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Soak channa dal for 1/2 hr and grind with other ingredients for koftha and deep fry them .
2) Meanwhile , heat oil in a kadai . Add mustard and chopped onion till tender .
3) Then add chopped tomato and curry leaves .
4) Add all the powders and salt .
5) Then , add grinded coconut and cover with a lid .
6) Once it starts boiling , add koftha to it . Cook in slow flame till the oil separates .

Serve hot with Rice .

20 comments :

Umm Mymoonah said...

Wow! really very tempting. Perfect side dish with plain rice.

Umm Mymoonah said...

Wow! really very tempting. Perfect side dish with plain rice.

shanthi said...

Simple yet gorgeous

Mrs.Menagasathia said...

yummy yummy..one of my favourite...

kanthi said...

wonderful view with yummy taste.

Satya said...

wow what a coloful n tempting curry ...love to try it soon..thanks for sharing dear ...happy friendship day shama

Satya
http://www.superyummyrecipes.com

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

Like the south indian version of kofta :)

Mythreyi Dilip said...

Curry looks so rich and colorful, drool worthy dear:)

Roopa said...

thats a new recipe :) i have never used or thought about using bottlegourd as a kofta ! what a nice idea....we buy those frozen variety from Indian store. maybe will try with that :)

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

Ravishing and a very tempting dish!!! Love the color that you bought to this dish, slurrp!!!

Akila said...

mmmm.... looks spicy....want to have it now itself....

GEETHA ACHAL said...

wow...Looks so tempting...Thanks for sharing

Shabitha Karthikeyan said...

Delicious curry ...

Neetz said...

thast one easy way with delicious curry :)

Chitra said...

Simple & yum..

jeyashrisuresh said...

nice clour, looks great

Krishnaveni said...

Lovely curry, looks yummy

Rekha shoban said...

delicious curry and new one!

Nandini said...

Love the colour and it's spicy! Healthy too!

Sushma Mallya said...

Lovely colour,nice recipe too...