One pot sorakkai masiyal |bottle gourd masala-how to make step by step photos & Video

One pot sorakkai masiyal By Gunaselvi

Cuisine Style: Tamil Nadu, South India | Cooking Time: 10 minutes | To Serve: 4 | Take with: Idli, Dosa, Rice, Chapathi | Type : Sambar, Gravy, kulambu, curry, masala.

How to make Sorakkai masiyal [Bottle gourd masala] video


  • Sorakkai[Lauki, bottle gourd]– 1 small
  • Onion - 1
  • Green chilli -1
  • Garlic –3 cloves
  • Curry leaves – 1 spring
  • Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
  • Red chilli powder – ½ tsp
  • Coriander powder - 1 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds – 1 tbsp
  • Bengal gram – 1 tbsp
  • Urad dal – 1/2 tbsp
  • Asafetida a pinch
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil – 2 tbsp
  • Water as needed


  • Wash & peel off bottle gourd, then chop
  • Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pressure cooker add mustard seeds, let it splutter.
  • Add bengal gram, urad dal saute till light brown
  • Add hing, curry leaves, green chilli, onion, garlic, turmeric, red chilli powder, coriander powder saute till soft.
  • Add sorakkai[bottle gourd] cover lid & cook for 3 to 4 whistles.
  • Once its ready, mash well.
  • Heat 1 tbsp oil in a ladle, add mustard ,red chilli powder fry.
  • Add seasononing ingredients to sorakkai masiyal mix well.
  • Then serve hot with rice, chapathi, idli or dosa.

How to make One pot sorakkai masiyal-Step by step photos

Take small Fresh sorakkaiTake small Fresh sorakkai

Peel off, wash & chopPeel off, wash & chop

Heat 2 tbsp oil, mustard, chana dal, urad dal, garlic, curry leaves, green chilli, onionHeat 2 tbsp oil, mustard, chana dal, urad dal, garlic, curry leaves, green chilli, onion

Add sorakkaiAdd sorakkai

Add turmeric, coriander powderAdd turmeric, coriander powder

Add salt, mix wellAdd salt, mix well

Add 1 cup waterFresh sorakkai

Cover lid ,cook for 4 whistlesFresh sorakkai

After 4 whistles
Fresh sorakkai

Mash wellFresh sorakkai

Sorakakai masiyal readyFresh sorakkai

cut off heatFresh sorakkai

Heat iron ladle, add 1 tbsp oil, dry red chilli, red chilli powderFresh sorakkai

Pour over sorakaki masiyalFresh sorakkai

Perfect one pot sorakkai masiyal [bottle gourd masala]Perfect one pot sorakkai masiyal [bottle gourd masala]

lauki ki currylauki ki curry

Pressure cooker bottle gourd masalaPressure cooker bottle gourd masala

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