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Lauki dal fry

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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves:4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup - moong dal
  • 2 tbsp - masoor dal
  • 1.5 cups - Lauki (bottle gourd), grated
  • 1/4 tsp -turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp - Lemon juice
  • 4 cloves- garlic, crushed
  • 1 tbsp - Ginger grated
  • 1 - small tomato, deseeded and chopped
  • 3 tbsp - Mint leaves, hand torn
  • 1 - medium onion, chopped
  • For tempering:
  • 2 tbsp - oil
  • 1 tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • 1 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp - Coriander seeds
  • 10 - Curry leaves
  • 1 - red chilli, broken
  • 2 - green chillies, slit length wise
  • Green coriander chopped to garnish

How to Make

  • Wash and soak dals for 30 mins.
  • Cook dal along with turmeric powder, chopped tomato, 2 cloves, crushed garlic, grated ginger, 1/4 of the chopped onion, mint leaves and salt in 4 cups of water on medium flame.
  • After 5 mins add the grated lauki and let it cook till dal and lauki are fully done.
  • Mix in the lemon juice and take off the flame.
  • Heat oil in a skillet, add mustard seeds.
  • When it begins to crackle, add chopped onion and crushed garlic and saute for a minute.
  • Add the cumin seeds, coriander seeds, curry leaves, broken red chilli and green chilli and stir fry till crisp.
  • Pour the hot tempering over the dal and mix once.
  • Garnish with green coriander and serve with roti and chawal.