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Dosakaya Sorakaya Pulusu/Yellow Cucumber and Bottle Gourd Stew

Dosakaya Sorakaya Pulusu/Yellow Cucumber and Bottle Gourd Stew

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Serving Size: 2


  • 1 small cup chopped Yellow Cucumber/Dosakaya Mukkalu
  • 1 small cup chopped Bottle Gourd/Anapakaya Mukkalu
  • 1 Tomato chopped
  • 1 Onion chopped
  • 2 Green Chillies chopped
  • small marble size Tamarind
  • 1 pinch Turmeric Powder
  • 1 sp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1 sp Rice Flour/Besan
  • 2 sp Jaggery
  • Salt to taste
  • For Popu :
  • 1/2 sp Mustard Seeds
  • 1/4 sp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 pinch Hing
  • 1 Red Chilli
  • few Curry Leaves
  • 2 sp Oil


  1. Combine the chopped yellow cucumber, bottle gourd, onion, tomato, green chillies and tamarind in a bowl and pressure cook with 1 cup of water for 3 whistles. When done turn off the flame and allow it cool for a couple of mins. After that remove the lid and mix well. Heat oil in a pan add popu ingredients and fry, once done add curry leaves and stir.
  2. Then add in turmeric powder, red chilli powder, mashed cooked bottle gourd mixture and stir-cook it for 5 mins, Add salt, jaggery into it, take little water and mix rice flour well and add in cooked dosakaya mixture and mix well, let it cook for a couple of mins then turn off the flame. Now bottle gourd and cucumber stew is ready, transfer into a serving bowl and serve along with rice and dal.

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