Tag: Bottle Gourd

Kerala Dishes, Veg - Curries & Gravies, Vegetarian

Churakka Vellapayar Curry / Bottle Gourd – Black Eyed Beans Curry

Ingredients: 1/2 kg churakka / bottle gourd, peeled and chopped1/2 cup vellapayar / black eyed beans1 cup grated coconut2+3 shallots3-4 green chillies1/4 tsp cumin seeds1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp chilli powder1 tsp mustard seeds2 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Wash and soak black eyed beans / vellapayar in […]

Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Prawns, Seafood

Churakka Chemmeen Curry / Bottle Gourd Prawns Curry

Ingredients: 1 cup bottle gourd, peeled and cubed1/2 cup prawns, cleaned1 onion, sliced1 tsp ginger-garlic paste2 green chillies1 tomato, chopped3/4 cup grated coconut1 tsp cumin seeds6 shallots3 tbsp tamarind pulp1 1/2 tsp chilli powder1 1/2 tsp coriander powder1 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp mustard seeds1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds2 sprig curry leaves2 dry red chilliessalt to taste2 […]