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sorakaya pachadi, sorakaya chutney, bottle gourd chutney, lauki chuntney

Sorakaya Pachadi ~ Bottle Gourd Chutney

Sorakaya pachadi is delicious condiment from Telugu cuisine.
Course Condiment, Side Dish
Cuisine Indian Cuisine, South Indian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 5
Author usha


  • 1 small Bottle Gourd peeled and diced into 1″ pieces or 3 cups of diced gourd
  • 2 tablespoon Oil
  • 10 Curry Leaves
  • 12 – 15 Green Chillies cut into half adjust to your taste
  • 3 cloves of Garlic or 1 small pod of Garlic
  • ½ teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tablespoon Cumin Powder
  • ½ teaspoon Methi Powder
  • ¼ cup dry roasted Sesame Seeds Powder
  • ¼ cup dry roasted Peanuts Powder
  • 2 tablespoon Tamarind Paste or small lime sized tamarind
  • ½ teaspoon Sugar opt
  • Salt to Taste
  • Cilantro for garnish


  • n a sauce pan cook sorakaya pieces with little salt and water until tender.
  • In a pan heat oil, add green chillies, curry leaves and garlic. When chillies change color, add rest of the ingredients and mix well.
  • Remove from heat and let cool.
  • To this mixture add ½ of the cooked sorakaya pieces and make a fine paste. Add some water if required.
  • Transfer to a serving dish, add remaining sorakaya pieces and mix well. Taste the chutney and add more tamarind paste if you want it more tangy. If you used whole tamarind you can add some lime juice.
  • Garnish with cilantro and serve with hot rice or idli or dosa.