Churakka-Vanpayar Thoran

Naadan thoran with Churakka(Bottle gourd)

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Churakka-Vanpayar Thoran

Naadan thoran with Churakka(Bottle gourd)

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

By Rugmini Kamalan

Published On: 03 Aug 2006

Rating: 3
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20 Minutes
Served : 3
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Step 1

Peel off the skin and deseed the bottle gourd.

Step 2

Clean it well and chop it finely.

Step 3

Clean well the vanpayar too and cook it separately in a pressure cooker.

Step 4

Place the grated coconut, cumin seeds, green chillies, garlic, turmeric powder and curry leaves in a mixer bowl and run it once to get a coarse form.

Step 5

Mix the above with the finely chopped gourd and salt.

Step 6

Heat oil in a pan or a kadai.

Step 7

Splutter mustard seeds and sautT dry red chillies, rice and curry leaves.

Step 8

Add the gourd-coconut mixture and mix well.

Step 9

Cover and cook on a low flame.

Step 10

Stir occasionally.

Step 11

After 2 v 3 mins, remove the lid and stir well.

Step 12

Add the cooked van payar and mix well again.

Step 13

Continue to cook, till done.

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