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Lauki in Channa Dal Recipe

Lauki in Channa Dal is a popular Indian Curries
Author :
 
On :
Tuesday, 28 June, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • ¾ kg - Lauki
  • 200 g - Channa dal (soaked for 30 minutes)
  • 3 tbsp - Ghee
  • 3 to 4 medium sized Onions (finely sliced)
  • 2 Cloves
  • 1 piece - Cinnamon stick
  • 3 to 4 Green chillies (slit)
  • 4 big Tomatoes (finely chopped)
  • 1 Ginger (crushed)
  • 4 to 5 Cloves Garlic (crushed)
  • 1 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 2.5 tsp - coriander powder
  • 2 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • ½ tsp - Turmeric powder
  • salt to taste
  • To Garnish:
  • 2 Green chillies (slit)
  • 1 Ginger (cut into juliennes)
  • finely chopped Coriander leaves
  • How to Make Lauki in Channa Dal:

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



     

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