Ridge gourd with chana dal

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 3
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 - medium sized ridge gourd
  • 1 cup - chana dal
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp - fresh grated coconut
  • 1 - medium sized onion
  • Salt
  • For Seasoning:
  • 1 tsp -mustard and urad dal
  • A pinch of asafoetida
  • A sprig - curry leaves

How to Make Ridge gourd with chana dal

  • Peel the skin and wash the ridge gourd. Cut them into small cubes. Pressure cook chana dal with a little water and turmeric powder.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seed, when it stops spluttering add urad dal, followed by asafoetida and curry leaves. Saute for a min.
  • Add chopped onions and fry them until they turn translucent. Now add the cubed ridge gourd, saute it.
  • When the ridge gourd gets cooked add the chana along with salt and mix them gently.
  • Finally add the grated coconut and remove from heat.
  • Delicious and nutritious ridge gourd with chana dal is ready to be served.