Yoghurt – 2 cups whisked
Bottle gourd – peeled,washed,deseeded and chopped pieces – 1 cup
Onion – 1 small chopped
Green chilli – 2
Fresh coconut – 1 small cup grated
Garlic – 2 pods
Curry leaves – few
Dry chillies – 2 chopped
Mustard – 1/4 tsp
Dry roasted Methi Jeera powder – 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder – 3 pinches
Salt – as per taste
Oil – 1 tbsp
1.Prepare Paste with fresh coconut,green chili and garlic.Whisk yoghurt ,add salt,coconut paste and 1 cup of water,keep aside.
2.Boil bottlegourd pieces with enough water and keep.
3.Heat a kadai and add oil,mustard seeds,dry chillies,curry leaves and chopped onion.fry 2-3 mins.
4.Add the turmeric powder and boiled bottle gourd pieces and fry 2 mins lower the heat and add salt and pour the yoghurt mixed with coconut paste and continue stirring on low heat till you see the smoky vapours.
5.Now turn of the heat and immedietely transfer into a serving bowl.
Serve with Brown rice preparations or any rice and thoran with pickle servings