Sunday, 17 February 2013

Doodhi / Bottle gourd Mussallam


Ingredients for Stuffing:

Bottle gourd - 1small
Cottage cheese/paneer - 100gms
Potatoes - 2 medium size (Boiled)
Raisins - 2tsps
Cashew nuts - 5 to 6 (chopped)
Red chilli powder - 1/2tsp
Green chillies - 2 finely chopped
Coriander powder - 1/2tsp
Cumin powder - 1/2tsp
Garam masala - 1/2tsp
Fresh coriander - 2 tbsp (finely chopped)
Salt to taste
 
Ingredients for gravy:
 
Onions - 2 big sizes
Tomato puree - 1cup
Red chilli powder - 1/2tsp
Green chillies - 2 finely chopped
Coriander powder - 1/2tsp
Cumin powder - 1/2tsp
Garam masala - 1/2tsp
Ginger n garlic paste - 1tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4tsp
Salt to taste
  

Method for stuffing:

1.     First prepare stuffing masala, take a bowl add all ingredients (except bottle gourd) mix together & keep aside
2.     Take the whole bottle gourd (lauki /Doodhi)  peel it, remove the edges, cut into two half’s & remove all the soft part from inside starting from the centre to form a hallow circle.
3.     Fill the stuffing inside the hallow part of the Bottle gourd
4.     Cut into 1 inch slices and shallow fry.

 
Method for gravy:
 
1. Heat oil in a pan add finely chopped onions fry the onions till brown.
2. Then add Ginger n Garlic paste fry for 1minute.
3. Next add turmeric powder red chilli powder fry few seconds.
4. Then add tomato puree, coriander,garam masala powder, cumin powder and mix well. Cook this till oil separates.
5. Next the stuffing which was earlier made needs to be put in the gravy about 1 to 2tbsps & cook for 2 minutes.
6. Now add 1/4 cup of water in the masala & mix well & cook the masala for 5 to 6 minutes.
7. Then add shallow fried bottle gourd and mix slowly and ensuring you keep the bottle gourd pieces intact.
8. Finally add fresh coriander.
 
 

7 comments:

divya said...

superb, looks yum

Vikis Kitchen said...

very nice dish dear. looks delicious.

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Rani's gourmet said...

never heard of this dish...looks delicious..beautiful clicks :)

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