Monday, July 12, 2021

Sorakaya Thokka Fry/Bottle Gourd/Louki Peel Fry

 Hai friends today I am coming with simple and easy recipe called "Sorakaya Peel Fry". This is very easy and tasty recipe. We always do chutney with this peel. We can do fry also. Adding more garlic gives nice taste. This goes nice with rice  and roti. I enjoyed with both. Next time dont trash the peel. Do this fry You will love it. Ok lets go the recipe


Sorakaya/Bottle Gourd Peel-2 cups

Garlic-4 cloves

Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp

Jeera-1/2 tsp

Dry red chillies- few

Curry Leaves- few

Salt to taste

Oil-1 tsp

Collect the peel and clean well and keep it aside

Chop it as shown here

Place the pan add oil and heat it. When it gets heat add the chopped garlic.

When garlic turns light brown add the mustard seeds , jeera ,dry red chillies and curry leaves

After 1 minute add the chopped sorakaya peel and mix it well. Then add half cup water and required amount of salt

Cover it and cook for 3 minutes

Cook till the water evaporates

Now curry is ready to serve with hot steamed rice

Bean(Rajma Bean/Kidney beans) dip

 Hai friends today I am coming with yummy and tasty recipe called "Bean Dip". This is very tasty and healthy dip. This can be have it like dip or spread on the bread. I enjoyed both ways. I tried in Quesadilla too. Which is very tasty too.  Homemade dip is always best and tasty. We can make it according to our taste, Today i am coming with simple and best dip. Ok lets go to  the recipe


Rajma Beans-1 cup(You can use any kind of beans)


Bell Pepper-1(You can use corn too) 

Salt to taste

Oil-2 tsp

Southwest chipotle Spice-to taste


Take Rajma beans in a bowl. Add required amount of water .

 Soak it for 6 hours.

After 6 hours drain the water and add beans in a steel bowl 

Add water in instant pot and place the pot as shown here. Set pressure time for 25.

After pressure goes down. Open the lid. The beans are cooked

Drain the beans.(Save the beans water for rasam or soups)


Chop both the onion and bell pepper.

Place the pan add oil and heat it. Add the onions and pepper

Cook till the onions turn to light brown

Now the onions and peppers cooked. Make it cool

Now add the beans in the chopper and chop it

Now add the cooked beans and onions too and chop it. Add this spice too

This can be done in the blender too. Add required amount of spice  and  salt too. Blend it

Now the chunky dip is ready(this can be done in both smooth and chunky)

Serve it with chips