Preparation For : 4 People | Preparation Time : 45 Minuites (Approx)
Ingredients
  • Laau ( Gourd)-500 grm
  • Buta dali(Gram dal)- 200grm
  • Piaja (Onion)-100grm
  • Aada(Ginger)- 1inch
  • Rasuna(Garlic) -15 cloves
  • Tamato (Tamato)-75 grm
  • Haladi Gunda (Turmeric powder) -1 tsp
  • Jeera ( Cumin) – 1tsp
  • Sorisa (Mustard seed)- 1 tsp
  • Sukhila Lanka (dry chilli)-2 pcs
  • Teja Patra(Bay Leaf) – 2 pcs
  • Tela (Refined oil)- 2 tbsp
  • Luna(Salt)- as per taste
Preparation : Step wise
  • Soak the dal in water for about 30 minutes.
  • Peel the gourd and cut into small cube slices. Also cut the onion and tomatoes into small slices . Then chop the ginger and garlic separately.
  • Heat a pan, fry the dry chilli (1 pcs) and cumin seed together till it turns brown and then make a powder of it.
  • Heat 3-4 cups of water in a pan and add the dal and turmeric powder to it. Boil dal for 10- 20 minutes.
  • Add the gourd to it and add salt as per taste. Cover with lid and cook until the dal and gourd are tender cooked ( boiled ).
  • Add tomatoes to it and cook it until the mixture is tenderly cooked.
  • Heat oil in pan, add mustard seeds, cumins, dry chillies, bay leaves and allow to splutter. Add onion slices, fry till it turns golden brown.
  • Add chopped ginger and garlic ( from step-2 above ) and fry it till it turns golden brown.
  • Add the boiled dal and gourd mixture to it slowly. Cover it. Finally sprinkle the cumin chili powder ( from step-3) on it. Remove from flame Serve hot with rice or roti.
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Health & Additional Cooking Tips

Gourd and gram dal rich in carotine, protein, calcium ad energy .

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