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Saturday, December 5, 2020

Sorekayi (Bottle Gourd) Rotti


6 - 7 cups finely grated Bottle Gourd / Sorekayi / 1 medium sized Bottle Gourd / Sorekayi
2.5 - 3 cups finely ground thick Rice Batter
2 - 3 cups Rice flour
4 - 5 Green Chillies
2 Large Onions
12 - 15 strands of Curry leaves
1/4 inch sized Ginger
8 - 10 strands of Coriander leaves
1.5 cups grated Coconut
Salt to taste
Banana leaves / Aluminium foil/ Wax paper


Remove the outer skin, inner seeds of Bottle Gourd as shown in the picture below. (The innermost part which can't be grated can be used for grinding.) 

Put grated coconut, green chillies, curry leaves, ginger in a mixer and crush them without adding any water as shown in the picture below.

Chop the onion, coriander leaves into small pieces as shown in the picture below.

Add these crushed ingredients, rice batter, rice flour(can be added until you get below shown consistency) grated bottle gourd, chopped onion, coriander leaves, salt and mix them well. The consistency of the dough should be as shown in the picture below.

Take one banana leaf/ aluminium foil (For aluminium foil: put 1 tsp of oil and spread it over the foil). Take handful of dough and spread it over the banana leaf evenly as shown in the picture below.

Heat the Tava(Iron Tava preferred) put the Rotti upside down as shown in the picture below. Cook it for a minute by covering the lid.

Remove the banana leaf and spread 1-2 tsp ghee/oil over the Rotti and cook other side of the Rotti for about 1-2 min in medium/low flame.

Serve hot along with any curry or chutney. The above mentioned ingredients will serve around 20 Rottis.

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