- 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)
- 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...