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Bottle Gourd With Split Peas Recipe

Bottle Gourd With Split Peas is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Friday, 21 April, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Simmer Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • Bottle Gourd - 2 cups, peeled and cut into 1 cm cubes
  • Bengal Gram (channa) dal - 1/2 cup
  • Oil - 2 tbsp
  • Cloves - 2
  • Cinnamon - 3 cm stick
  • Chilli powder - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 1.5 tsp
  • Cumin powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Asafoetida - 1/2 tsp
  • Tomato - 1/2 cup, chopped
  • Coriander leaves to garnish
  • Salt to taste
  • How to Make Bottle Gourd With Split Peas:

    1. Cook Bengal gram dal with 1 cup of water till soft but not mushy.
    2. Heat oil in a kadai and add cloves and cinnamon.
    3. After a few seconds, add all the powders, asafoetida and bottle gourd pieces.
    4. Add salt to taste. Cover and simmer gently till the vegetable is half cooked.
    5. Add tomato and continue to cook till the vegetable is tender.
    6. Add cooked dal and simmer for 2-3 minutes. Serve garnished with coriander leaves.




     

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