Sorakkai Soup | Bottlegourd Soup

 Sorakkai Soup | Bottlegourd Soup

Bottlegourd Soup | Sorakkai soup

This sorakkai soup or Bottlegourd soup is acomforting healthy and delicious soup variety made with Bottlegourd known as Sorakkai in Tamil. This is a zero

oil recipe and best suited for weight loss. I have cooked this soup entirely in a pressure cooker as a one pot recipe which takes just few minutes to prepare. Moreover instead of big onions I have added shallots or small onions ,you can use whichever you want.Check out how to make this yummy nutritious Sorakkai soup or Bottlegourd soup below.


Bottlegourd-250 gms (skin,seeds removed and chopped randomly )

Small onions-10-15 nos (you can use big onions too)

Tomato -1-2 nos

Garlic-6 nos

Ginger-2 inch piece 

Pepper powder-1 Tsp or as per taste 

Roasted cumin powder-1/2 tsp 

Salt as per taste

Recipe Video 


👉In a pressure cooker add small onions, ginger , garlic, tomatoes, Bottlegourd and water just enough to cover the veggies.

👉Pressure cook for 3 whistles switch off the gas and allow the pressure to subside completely.

👉Now transfer the veggies alone to a mixie jar and cool a bit. 

👉Reserve the cooked water as such in the cooker itself.

👉Grind to fine paste without adding any water.

👉Transfer this paste to the reserved water in the cooker and mix well.Add extra water and adjust to desired consistency and again switch on the gas.

👉Add required salt, pepper powder and roasted cumin powder mix well and bring the soup to a boil.


👉Switch off the gas and serve hot.

Preparation Time-20 mins

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