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Traditional Bottle Gourd curry with coconut
Published On: 23 Aug 2009
English: Bottle Gourd
tamil: Sorekai / Chorakkai
telugu: Sorakaya / Anapa Kaya
kannada: Sorekai / Esugai Balli / Halu Gumbala
hindi: Ghia / Lauki
Konkani: Gardudde / Boblen
Marathi: Pandharabhopla / Dudya Bhopal
Punjabi: Ghia Da Sag
for more details, click the name of the ingredient
malayalam: Nalikeram / Thenga
telugu: Kobbari Kaaya
Gujarati: Naliyer / Nariyal
Punjabi: Gola / Nariyal
tamil: Poondu / Vellaipoondu
malayalam: Veluthulli / Vellulli
telugu: Vellulli / Velluri / Ullipayilu / Vellipaaya / Tellapaayalu / Velluli Payalu
hindi: Lehsan / Lasun
Bengali: Rasoon / Rashun
Konkani: Lahsun / Losan
Marathi: Lasun / Lusson
Punjabi: Lassan / Lahsun
Urudu: Lassun / Leshun
English: Cumin Seeds
tamil: Seerakam / Jeerakam
telugu: Jeelakara / Jidakara / Jikaka
hindi: Jeera / Jeeru / Safaid Jeera / Zeera / Shimai Shombu
Bengali: Jeera / Zeera / Safed Jira
Gujarati: Jeeru / Jiru / Safed Jiraun
Konkani: Jeerey / Jeren
Marathi: Jeera / Jeregire
Oriya: Jira / Jeera
English: Turmeric Powder
kannada: Arashina / Harasina Pudi
hindi: Haldi / Hardhar
Gujarati: Hardhar / Haldi
Marathi: Halad / Halede
Oriya: Haladi Gunda
Punjabi: Haldar / Haldi
Bengali: Laban / Noone
Peel the skin of Bottle gourd and cut it into small pieces.
Add turmeric powder, chilli powder and salt to the Bottle gourd in a pressure cooker.
Add little water. :-Do not add too much of water; since water comes out of itself when it boils.
Cook for two whistles.
Grind coconut, garlic and cumin to a fine paste.
Add the ground paste to the cooked bottle gourd and allow it to boil.
:- The delicious curry is ready to be served hot!!
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