Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Shorshe Dharosh

Shorshe Dharosh or Okra in Mustard sauce is a deliciously tasting dish with interesting flavors. This bengali dish is made of fried okra cooked in mustard sauce to a thick gravy. This is a simple gravy curry easy to make for your busy days.

Prep Time-30mins | Cook Time-10mins | Serves-3 to 4 people 
Adapted : A Mad Tea Party
15Okra's {cut them into half if they are too long}
1/4Cup water 
1Tsp red chili powder {optional}
Pinch of sugar
Salt to taste
For gravy
2Tbs mustard seeds
1Tbs poppy seeds
4Tbs grated coconut
1/4Tsp turmeric
2Green chili's
2Tbs yogurt
2Tbs water 
1Tsp fenugreek seeds
1Tsp nigella seeds
Few curry leaves
1Tbs oil 
- Soak mustard & poppy seeds for 20mins. 
- Grin all the ingredients under gravy to a smooth paste. You can use use a mortar & pestle or your grinder to make the paste. 
- Wash & pat dry okras. Cut them to half if they are too long.
- Heat pan with oil. Add the seasoning to pan & after few seconds of frying them add okra to pan.
- Fry them for 2mins. Add the gravy paste & red chili powder to pan along with water.
- Cook with a closed lid for 5mins on a medium heat. Okra will be cooked perfect by now.
- Add salt & sugar to pan. Balance the flavor if needed. 
- Cook for 1mins & switch off heat.
- Serve with rice or roti. 
- You can reduce mustard to 1Tbs & increase poppy seeds to 2tbs to reduce the mustard taste.
- Red chili powder is optional. If you green chili's aren't hot enough then use red chili powder. 
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  1. Very appealing and beautiful looking shorshe dharosh, love that eye pleasing bowl of curry and fabulous spice mixture for the gravy.

  2. another beautiful curry from your site, you have an amazing collection for veg dishes and the i had great time doing this marathon with you....just wanted to also mention that i love your site, the post, the pictures, the spacing it is all perfect...

  3. what a nice end to the mega marathon,,, so homey and comforting,,,

  4. Very nicely done!...Enjoyed this mega marathon with you...good job!

  5. That is one very flavorful and delicious okra curry.

  6. Looks very good. With all the mustard I am sure it is very flavorful.

  7. Sounds new to me,must be a flavorful okra curry,looks so creamy and delicious..

  8. curry looks yummy. would make a nice combination with rice too. bookmarking it

  9. Curry sounds so delicious and perfect combo for rice and even Chapati....

  10. The curry looks so delicious. I had wnated to make this curry but with egg plant. Now that i have a reliable recipe will try it out.It was a great marathon. Thanks for running it with me.

  11. wow shorshe dharsrosh looks very very inviting and such an comforting curry to end up the long marathon :)

  12. Sounds like a veryintersting curry!It was nice doing this marathon with you Sreevalli :)

  13. This is on my to do list. Okra in mustard gravy sounds very interesting and yum

  14. A mustard gravy sounds very interesting.... Bookmarked and should try it out once.

  15. Simple yet flavorful dish. It was a pleasure running the marathon with you.