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Lauki in Channa Dal

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make

  • Peel and chop the lauki into 1'' pieces.
  • Pressure cook the dal and lauki along with salt, turmeric powder and 2 cup water.
  • Pressure cook till 3 whistles and keep aside.
  • Heat ghee in a kadai.
  • Add onions, cloves, cinnamon, cumin seeds, green chillies, ginger and garlic.
  • Saute the onions on a low flame till pink.
  • Add the tomatoes and cook on a low flame till tender.
  • Add coriander powder and red chilli powder and saute till ghee separates.
  • Add this onion-tomato mixture to the cooked lauki and dal.
  • Mix well.
  • Simmer for 8-10 minutes, stirring at regular intervals.
  • Garnish with slit green chillies, juliennes of ginger and coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot with phulkas