14 December 2016

Lauki Dal / Sorakkai Kootu

sorakkai kootu

This is my version of the sorakkai kootu with homemade dal powder. Lauki / sorakkai has a lot of health benefits and nutrients. It helps in weight loss, treats urinary tract infections, helps digestion and treats constipation, helps in good sleep and healthy for heart and reduces the inflammation of the liver.

Lauki Dal / Sorakkai Kootu

No. of Serving : 4


Lauki / Sorakkai - 1 medium

Moong dal - 100 gms

Cumin powder - 1 tsp

Hing - 1/4 tsp

Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp

Salt to taste

Ingredients for Tempering

Onion vadavam - 1 tsp

Onion - 1 medium

Curry leaves - few

Oil - 1 tbsp

sorakkai kootu

Preparation Method

1. Wash and cook moong dal and keep aside.

2. In a pan cook finely chopped lauki / sorakkai till its fully cooked.

3. Add to lauki, homemade dal powder, cumin powder, turmeric powder, hing and salt.

4. Add the dal to the lauki. Mix well.

5. In a tempering pan add oil and add onion vadavam, then add curry leaves, then add finely chopped onion and try till the onions turn brown.

6. Add this to the lauki dal.

7. Serve with steamed rice and kara kozhambu or with chapathi.