Wednesday, 9 January 2013

simple & healthy Lauki Daal


  • ½ cup yellow moong dal
  •  1 cup of cut lauki/ lau/ doodhi
  • 1tsp grated ginger 
  •  ½ tsp of turmeric powder 
  • 1 medium size tomato (chopped) 
  •  salt 
  • hing a pinch
  • 1tsp mustard & cumin seeds
  • 2-3 dry red chillies broken
  • 1-2 slit green chillies
  • desi ghee- 1tblsp
  •  handful of curry leaves
  • coriander leaves for garnishing


Soak yellow moong dal for 10-15 min. wash them well & drain the water. Add water in a pressure cooker. Put the soaked moong dal to it. Add lauki to it. Add grated ginger , turmeric powder ,tomato  & salt to it & pressure cook till done.
Now seasoning part. Heat  ghee to the pan. Add hing,  mustard & cumin seeds, dry red chilies to it. When they starts crackling , add curry leaves & slit green chilies  sauté for 15 sec. Pour the seasoning immediately to the boiled daal & mix well. Switch off the flame & Garnish with coriander leaves. serve hot with steamed rice or roti/ chappati...

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Amy said...

looks delicious...Interesting recipe..
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Rumana Ambrin said...

This is very new to me.. Must have tasty good with roti..

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