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Sorakkai Sambar Recipe Step By Step Instructions

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Sorakkai Sambar also known as Bottle Gourd Sambar or Lauki Sambar is a very tasty and healthy Sambar made with Arhar Dal (Pigeon Peas) and Lauki (Bottle Gourd).

This dish brims with the goodness of lauki (bottle gourd), roasted lentils, dried whole red chilies, fenugreek seeds, coriander seeds, fresh curry leaves and a mix of vegetables etc.

Sambar is a traditional South Indian Recipe made with lentils and vegetable, just like a stew. A traditional South Indian main course consists of Sambar mixed with rice and eaten with some sort of vegetable side dish, followed by yoghurt mixed with rice.

Besides being served with steamed rice as one of the main courses, Sambar also accompanies Idli, Dosa, Vada, Upma, Uttapam and other South Indian snacks.

Bottle Gourd Sambar or Lauki Sambar is versatile, nutritious and part of everyday cuisine in South India. Adding vegetables like Bottle gourd (Lauki or Surakai) in Sambar makes it more tasty and healthy.

Eating of Bottle Gourd has a lot of health benefits. Lauki (Sorakkai) is rich in Vitamins B and Vitamin C, sodium, iron and potassium. It helps in maintaining a healthy heart and brings down bad cholesterol levels. It is also beneficial for diabetic patients as it stabilizes the blood sugar level and maintains blood pressure.

To make Sorakkai Sambar or Bottle Gourd Sambar at home follow the detailed step by step recipe with photos posted below.

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Sorakkai Sambar Recipe Step By Step Instructions

Sorakkai Sambar Recipe | Lauki Sambar

Sorakkai Sambar or Lauki Sambar is a delicious South Indian stew made with boiled lentils and Bottle Gourd cooked in a spicy and tangy tempering flavored with South Indian spices and tamarind.

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Recipe Info

Prep Time

15

mins

Cook Time

25

mins

Total Time

40

mins

Servings

4

Category

Main Course

Cuisine

Indian

Nutrition

Calories:

115

kcal

|

Carbohydrates:

18

g

|

Protein:

4

g

|

Fat:

5

g

Ingredients For Sorakkai Sambar Recipe | Lauki Sambar

  

  • 1/2

    Cup

    Arhar Dal or Toor Dal (split Pigeon Peas)

  • 1

    Bottle Gourd (Sorakkai or Lauki)

  • 1

    Medium Sized Onion

  • 2

    Tomatoes

  • 1-2

    Green Chillies

  • 8-10

    Curry Leaves (Kari Patta)

  • 2-3

    Whole Dried Red Chillies (Sabut Lal Mirch)

  • 2

    Tablespoon

    Tamarind Pulp (Imli Paste)

  • 1

    Teaspoon

    Rai (Black Mustard Seeds)

  • 1/2

    Teaspoon

    Urad Dal (split & skinned Black Gram)

  • 1/8

    Teaspoon Heeng (Asafoetida)

  • 2.5

    Teaspoons

    Sambar Masala

  • 1

    Teaspoon

    Red Chilli Powder

  • 1/2

    Teaspoon

    Turmeric Powder (Haldi)

  • 1

    Teaspoon

    Salt, or to taste

  • 4-5

    Sprigs of Coriander Leaves (Dhania Patta)

  • 1

    Tablespoon

    Oil

Step By Step Instructions for Sorakkai Sambar Recipe | Lauki Sambar

 

  • Wash and put arhar dal (toor dal or pigeon peas) in a pressure cooker.

    1/2 Cup Arhar Dal or Toor Dal (split Pigeon Peas)

    Sorakkai Sambar Recipe Step By Step Instructions 1

  • Peel the bottle gourd (lauki or sorakkai). Chop it into 1 inch sized pieces and add to the cooker.

    1 Bottle Gourd (Sorakkai or Lauki)

    Sorakkai Sambar Recipe Step By Step Instructions 2

  • Add turmeric powder (haldi) and salt to the lauki & dal.

    1/2 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder (Haldi),

    1 Teaspoon Salt, or to taste

    Sorakkai Sambar Recipe Step By Step Instructions 3

  • Now add 3 cups of water to the cooker and close the lid.

    Sorakkai Sambar Recipe Step By Step Instructions 4

  • Cook the mixture till you get 2 whistles. Then let the steam come out on its own before opening the cooker.

    Sorakkai Sambar Recipe Step By Step Instructions 5

  • You can start preparing the tempering while the dal is cooking. Heat oil in a pan and add rai (black mustard seeds) and urad dal (split & skinned black gram) to it. Also add heeng (asafoetida).

    1 Teaspoon Rai (Black Mustard Seeds),

    1/2 Teaspoon Urad Dal (split & skinned Black Gram),

    1/8 Teaspoon Heeng (Asafoetida)

    Sorakkai Sambar Recipe Step By Step Instructions 6

  • When the rai starts to sputter and the urad dal starts to brown slightly, add chopped onions to the pan.

    1 Medium Sized Onion

    Sorakkai Sambar Recipe Step By Step Instructions 7

  • Add curry leaves and finely chopped green chillies to the pan.

    8-10 Curry Leaves (Kari Patta),

    1-2 Green Chillies

    Sorakkai Sambar Recipe Step By Step Instructions 8

  • Also add whole dried red chillies (sabut lal mirch) and cook for a minute.

    2-3 Whole Dried Red Chillies (Sabut Lal Mirch)

    Sorakkai Sambar Recipe Step By Step Instructions 9

  • Add finely chopped tomatoes to the pan. Cook till they becomes soft.

    2 Tomatoes

    Sorakkai Sambar Recipe Step By Step Instructions 10

  • Now add red chilli powder and sambar powder to the pan. Mix well and cook till the mixture starts to leave oil on the sides.

    1 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder,

    2.5 Teaspoons Sambar Masala

    Sorakkai Sambar Recipe Step By Step Instructions 11

  • Add tamarind (imli) paste to the gravy. To make tamarind paste, you can soak 1 tablespoon tightly packed tamarind in 1/2 cup of warm water for a few minutes.

    2 Tablespoon Tamarind Pulp (Imli Paste)

    Sorakkai Sambar Recipe Step By Step Instructions 12

  • Mix and cook the gravy for a few minutes.

    Sorakkai Sambar Recipe Step By Step Instructions 13

  • Add the boiled arhar dal and lauki (sorakkai / bottle gourd) mixture to the gravy. Stir and add some water to adjust the consistency if required. Boil for a few minutes.

    Sorakkai Sambar Recipe Step By Step Instructions 14

  • Sorakkai Sambar is ready. Serve it hot with plain steamed rice, idli, dosa, uttapam or vadas.

    Sorakkai Sambar Recipe Step By Step Instructions

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INGREDIENTS:
1 cup/150 gms tuar dal
salt
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
2 tbsp oil
1 tsp rai/mustard seeds
1/2 tsp methi seeds
23 dry red chillies
12 green chillies
1012 curry leaves
1/2 tsp heeng
1 big onion sliced
2 tomatoes chopped
1 carrot
some pumpkin pieces
1012 brinjal pieces
810 pieces singi/shinga
1/2 tsp red chilly powder
2 tsp sambhar powder
45 tbsp tamarind pulp
1/2 onion into cubes
piece of gud/jaggery
Fresh coriander
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