28 June 2016

Lauki Subji / Sorakkai Subji

sorakkai subji

Lauki / Sorakkai subji for this summer. Lauki is a water content vegetable apt for summer. It is diuretic and easy to digest thus apt for people of all age groups.

Lauki Subji / Sorakkai Subji

No. of Servings : 5


Lauki / Sorakkai - 1 medium

Onion - 1 medium

Tomato - 1 medium

Ginger Garlic paste - 1 tsp

Red chilli powder - 2 tsp

Coriander powder - 2 tsp

Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp

Salt to taste

Oil - 2 tbsp

Coriander leaves for garnish

For Tempering

Mustard seeds - 1 tsp

Cumin seeds - 1 tsp

Preparation Method

1. In a kadai, heat oil and add mustard and cumin seeds.

2. When the seeds bring to crackle, add chopped onion and sauté till the onions turn translucent.

3. Then add ginger garlic paste and sauté till a nice aroma comes.

4. Then add chopped lauki / Sorakkai and sauté for 2 minutes.

5. Add red chilli powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder and sauté.

6. Add little water, cover and cook till lauki is half done. This takes about 10 minutes.

7. Then add chopped tomatoes, sauté till the water is completely absorbed and oil separates on the top of the subji. This takes about 10 minutes.

8. Garnish with coriander leaves.

9. Serve with chappati. I served it with Lauki chappati.