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

By Prashant Guha, Posted on 20/07/2020 - 1 Comments
A Classical Bengali Style Flavourful Side Dish Of Bottle Gourd Dal Curry

PREPARATION TIME

5m

COOKING TIME

15m

RATINGS

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COMMENTS

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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.

Ingredients of 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

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.

STEP : 1

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.

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.

STEP : 2

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.

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.

STEP : 3

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.

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.

STEP : 4

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.

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.

STEP : 5

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.

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.

STEP : 6

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.

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Comments (1)
Lopa Mudra Rout Lopa Mudra Rout
So now ready to get rud of our daily boring dal and give your dal a little bit change. This recipe give our dal a very delicious flavor. Thanks for your recipe.