Lauki in Channa Dal

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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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

  • 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

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