Sorekai payasa or bottle gourd kheer recipe explained with step by step pictures. Sorekai payasa or botle gourd payasam is prepared using grated bottle gourd, coconut and jaggery. Sorekai payasa is very tasty and healthy. This is a malnad style sorekai payasa.
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 sorekai or bottle gourd recipes, then do check my sorekai palya or bottle gourd stirfry, sorekai halwa and sorekai sambar recipes. You can prepare many more recipes using bottle gourd and I will try to share them soon.
This is a malnad style payasa and my mother prepares it in this way. She won't extract the milk. But across Udupi-Mangalore region of Karnataka, for payasa more coconut is used and coconut milk is extracted. I like both ways. Using coconut milk gives better taste. But this recipe is light for tummy and good for digestion.
If you are looking for more payasa or kheer recipes then do check my halu payasa or rice kheer, shavige or vermicelli payasa, carrot badam payasa, hesaru bele or mung dal payasa and pineapple payasa recipes.
If you are looking for more Karnataka style sweet recipes then do visit our sweets section. Now let us see the recipe of payasa or payasam or kheer.
Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 20 min
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