A Classical Bengali Style Flavourful Side Dish Of Bottle Gourd Dal Curry

bottle gourd dal curry

A Classical Bengali Style Flavourful Side Dish Of Bottle Gourd Dal Curry

Moong Dal with bottle gourd is a simple dish cooked so easily and very healthy recipe for summer. Serve it with steamed rice and fried potato fritters. Lau or bottle gourd is very good for stomach. And the combination of bottle gourd and moong dal will be great for old age people and kids. Bengali Lau Diye Moonger Daal is made with very less species.

bottle gourd dal curry

A Classical Bengali Style Flavourful Side Dish Of Bottle Gourd Dal Curry

A bottle gourd dal curry is best side dish of your family members. This recipe is prepared by bengali style, with spicy. This recipe is served with hot rice or breakfast.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2 people

Ingredients
  

Bottle Gourd Dal Curry

  • 1.00 cup moong dal
  • 2.00 cup chopped bottle gourd
  • 0.25 tbsp turmeric powder
  • 0.25 tbsp salt
  • 0.25 tbsp ginger
  • 0.25 tbsp kalonji seeds
  • 2.00 tbsp whole red chili
  • 1.00 tbsp ghee
  • 3.00 tbsp oil
  • 0.50 tbsp coriander leaves

Instructions
 

Bottle Gourd Dal Curry

  • 1. Take 1 cup of moong dal and roast it on a low flame until the colour of moong dal get change into slight pink. Transfer the roasted dal on a bowl and wash it at least for 2 – 3 times.
    bottle gourd dal curry preparation step 0
  • 2. Peel the skin of bottle gourd and cut the pieces of bottle gourd into square pieces. Heat oil on a non–stick pan and add the cubes of bottle gourd and saute it for few minutes.
    bottle gourd dal curry preparation step 1
  • On the same non – stick pan add 2 cups of water, roasted moong dal, turmeric powder, salt as required, pinch of sugar, œ teaspoon grated ginger and reduce the flame to low and cover the pan with a lid at least for 30 minutes.
    bottle gourd dal curry preparation step 2
  • Turn off the flame and transfer the cooked dal to a separate bowl. Now heat oil in a kadai and add kalonji seeds and whole red chili. Saute it for few minutes.
    bottle gourd dal curry preparation step 3
  • Now add the boiled moong dal and bottle gourd to the same kadai and mix well. Increase the flame to medium and reduce the excess water from the dal.
    bottle gourd dal curry preparation step 4
  • Check the consistency of lau moong dal and add 1 tablespoon of ghee. Turn off the flame and transfer it to a serving bowl and garnish with coriander leaves.
    bottle gourd dal curry preparation step 5
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