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Recipe for Lauki Chana DalClick image to enlarge

Recipe for Lauki Chana Dal

Recipe for Lauki Chana Dal

(Ref: RCP152)

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Lauki is nothing but Bottle Gourd and Chana Dal is Bengal Gram. Both together is cooked with some delectable Indian spices. This wholesome dish is served with Rice or Roti.

Serves:

2-4

Preparation Time:

60-80 mins

Cooking Time:

30 mins

Ingredients:

Bottle Gourd peeled and chopped - 1 medium size
 
  Oil - 2 tbsp
 
  Cumin Seeds - ½ tsp
 
  Bengal Gram - ½ Cup
 
  Ginger grated - 1 tsp
 
  Salt to taste
 
  A pinch of Asafoetida
 
  Red Chillies - 2
 
  Turmeric Powder - ¼ tsp
 
  Red Chilli Powder - ½ tsp
 
  Garam Masala - 1 tsp
 
  Mango Powder - 1 tsp
 
  Coriander Leaves/Cilantro chopped for garnishing
 
  Water - 1 Cup or as needed to reach the desired consistency
 

Method:


• Wash and soak Chana dal for an hour or more.

• Heat Oil in a pan, add Cumin Seeds, Asafoetida and Red Chillies. Stir fry for few seconds.

• Then add Ginger, Turmeric, Chilli Powder and stir fry.

• Add Chana dal, Bottle Gourd, Salt and 1 Cup of Water. Cook until the Vegetable and the Dal is soft.

• Take off from heat and add Mango Powder and Garnish with Cilantro

• Serve hot with Chapatis.

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