Sorekai sambar or bottle gourd sambar recipe explained with step by step pictures. Sorekai sambar or bol koddel is a very easy and tasty sambar recipe. Sorekai bol koddel or bolu huli is prepared using bottle gourd and toor dal. This is a no coconut sambar recipe.
This sorekai bol koddel or bottle gourd sambar is a very simple recipe prepared across the Karavali region of Karnataka. Bol or bolu translates to simple and koddel translates to sambar in tulu language. Tulu is a local language spoken in Karavali region of Karnataka. Sorekai bol koddel aka sorekai bolu huli is prepared without coconut. It is a quick sambar recipe as no roasting and no grinding. So when you are in short of time, do prepare this.
Sorekai or bottle gourd is very good for health. It has been regarded as one of the healthiest vegetables. Bottle gourd cools your body, helps in weight loss, cures stomach problems and urinary infections. It keeps the heart healthy and relieves the stress.
If you are looking for more recipes using sorekai or bottle gourd then do check my sorekai palya or bottle gourd stirfry recipe. Ypu can prepare many more recipes using bottle gourd and I will try to share them soon.
Sorekai bol koddel or bolu huli or bolu kodlu can be used as an accomapaniment with rice. The asafoetida, coriander leaves, mustard and cumin seeds tempering gives good flavor and taste to this sambar. You can also prepare bol koddel or bolu huli from other vegetables like brinjal, ladies finger, sambar cucumber, beans and tindora.
If you are looking for more Mangalore style gravy recipes then do check our southe (cucumber) sambar , udupi style rasam, menthe huli or fenugreek seeds sambar, shunti thambuli and mangalore style majjige huli recipes. Or if you are looking for more Karnataka style gravy recipes then do check our gravies section.
Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 30 min
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