Sorakkai avial | Bottle gourd coconut curry-How to make-Step by step photos

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Cuisine Style: Tamil Nadu, India | Cooking Time: 10 minutes | To Serve: 4 | Take with: Adai | Type : Avial, coconut veg curry


  • Sorakkai[Bottle gourd,lauki] – 1 cup [Cut into cubes]
  • Salt to taste
  • Water as needed

For grinding

  • Coconut – 4 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds – 1 tbsp
  • Ginger - 1 tbsp
  • Green chilli - 1
  • Put above ingredients in a mixer jar grind to fine or coasre paste

For seasoning

  • Coconut Oil – 2 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tbsp
  • Curry leaves - 1 spring


  • Boil Bottle gourd.
  • Heat oil in a pan then add mustard seeds. Once it’s spluttered add curry leaves fry
  • Add boiled Bottle gourd, & salt mix well.
  • Then add freshly ground paste mix well. Then add ½ cup water mix well.
  • When boiling cut off heat & serve hot with paruppu adai

For avial variations

  • You can add drumstick, flat lima bean, avarakkai, beans, radish, brinjal, egg plant, peerkangai[ridge gourd], raw banana, yellow pumpkin, kovakkai, Tindora...

How to make Sorakkai avial-Stepwise pictures[ Healthy, Delicious]

Sorakkai/ bottle gourdSorakkai/ bottle gourd

Peel off the bottle gourd skinPeel off the bottle gourd skin

Cut into cubesCut into cubes

Boil bottle gourdBoil bottle gourd

In a mixer jar add coconut, cumin, ginger,& greenchilli grind to smooth pasteIn a mixer jar add coconut, cumin, ginger,& greenchilli grind to smooth paste

Heat oil add mustard let it splatter then add curry leavesHeat oil add mustard let it splatter then add curry leaves

Add boiled bottle gourdAdd boiled bottle gourd

Add saltAdd salt

Add ground coconut paste.Add water if required, let it boilAdd ground coconut paste

Now its ready, cut off heatNow its ready, cut off heat

Lauki coconut curry is ready. serve hot with adaiLauki coconut curry

Sorakkai avial-bottle gourd coconut currySorakkai avial-bottle gourd coconut curry

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