Ash gourd yogurt curry

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • For curry: 2 cups ash gourd, peeled and cut into cubes
  • 0.5 cup dry coconut (copra), grated
  • 3 tbsp Bengal gram dal
  • 6 to 8 dry red chillies
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 3 tbsp chick peas flour (besan)
  • 1 tbsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 0.5 tsp black pepper corn
  • Salt to taste
  • For seasoning: 2 cups curds
  • 1 dry red chilli, broken into pieces
  • 1 tbsp oil or ghee
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 2 tsp black gram (urad) dal
  • Coriander to garnish

How to Make Ash gourd yogurt curry

  • Soak Bengal gram dal in water for 1 hour.
  • Cook the gourd with salt and turmeric powder, with 1 cup of water.
  • Mix chick peas flour with little water and add to the gourd. Simmer for 3-4 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, grind all the ingredients from dry coconut to pepper corns to a paste.
  • Add to the gourd and simmer for 3 more minutes.
  • Beat the curd till smooth and add to the curry.
  • Cook stirring on high heat till begins to boil.
  • Remove from fire and garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot with steamed rice.