Microwave snake gourd and mung dal curry

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Microwave Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 75g - split mung dal without skin, dry fried and soaked in water for 15 min.
  • 250g - snake gourd, lightly scraped and cut into small pieces (discard seeds)
  • Salt
  • 2 tsp - oil
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin/jeera
  • 6 to 8 curry leaves
  • 1 tsp - chopped, coriander
  • 1 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 1 red chilli, broken into pieces
  • 5 garlic cloves, crushed roughly
  • 1 tbsp - desiccated coconut powder
  • Asafetida/hing a pinch (optional)
  • Turmeric powder/haldi, a pinch
  • 1/4 tsp - mustard seeds

How to Make Microwave snake gourd and mung dal curry

  • Mix snake gourd pieces, drained mung dal, salt and haldi in a microwave safe bowl with a little water.
  • Micro high for 6 mins, stirring once after every 2 mins.
  • Take oil in another microwave safe bowl, add mustard, jeera, red chilli, hing and curry leaves.
  • Micro high for 1.5 mins, add red chilli powder to hot tempering, mix well.
  • Add this to the first bowl, mix well and micro high for 1 min.
  • Add chopped coriander and coconut powder, mix well and remove.