Marrow stirfry

Stir-Frying Marrow with Indian spices makes a tastier side-dish.

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Preparation Time : 10 mins

Cooking Time : 10-15 mins

Serves : Family of four

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Main Ingredient : Vegetables
Recipe Type : Dinner Lunch

Ingredients :


  • Bottle gourd (Dudhi) or Marrow - 1 small or 1/2 large
  • Turmeric powder - 1/8 tsp
  • Dry red Chilli - 1½
  • Grated coconut - 1 tblsp (optional)
  • Cumin (jeera) powder -1/2 tsp (optional)
  • Curry leaves - few
  • Oil - 2 tsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp
  • Urid dhal - 1/2 tsp
  • Chopped onion - 2 tblsp (optional)
  • Water - as required
  • Salt - to taste

Method :
  1. Peel off the vegetable, cut it diagonally, and chop it into 2cm cubes; Chop the onion; Keep the grated coconut aside.
  2. Cook the vegetable separately in a saucepan with water,turmeric powder and salt.
  3. Heat a frying pan on the stove.
  4. Add oil. Add mustard seeds, urid dhal, chilli and curry leaves; let it fry.
  5. When the mustard seeds started to pop, add onion and fry for a minute.
  6. Add the cooked vegetable and cumin powder ; stir for about 3-4 minutes.
  7. Garnish with grated coconut.

Notes : It is suitable for Rice and Sambar, Rasam, Dhal, Tamarind Egg Curry, Tamarind egg omlette curry or Garlic curry. Please try Marrow curry, Marrow stirfry 02 or Ridge gourd curry for the variation.

Other Names : Sorakkai poriyal


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