Lauki with chana dal

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 120.3
  • Total Fat: 5.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 383.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 13.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.8 g
  • Protein: 2.9 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    *bottle gourd, 3 cup (remove)
    Raw Chana Dal- 1 cup, 2 serving (remove)
    Onions, raw, 0.5 cup, chopped (remove)
    *Canola Oil, 2 tbsp (remove)
    Garlic, 1 tsp (remove)
    Jalapeno Peppers, 5 pepper (remove)
    *Cumin seed, 1 tbsp (remove)
    *Coriander seed, 1 tbsp (remove)
    Mustard seed, yellow, 1 tsp (remove)
    Salt, 1 tsp (remove)
    Brown Sugar, 0.5 tsp packed (remove)
    Turmeric, ground, 0.5 tsp (remove)


Wash and soak chana dal in a cup of water overnight or for 3-4 hours.
Peel bottle gourd and chop into cubes. keep aside.
Heat oil. Add cumin seeds and mustard seeds. When the mustard starts spluttering, add a pinch of asafoetida followed by chopped onions. Next, add minced garlic and minced japlapenos. Saute for a few minutes. Add turmeric and chopped gourd, salt, sugar and half a cup of water. Cover and let the vegetables cook until tender. Now add the soaked chana dal along with the water, cumin and coriander powder or some garam masala and let it cook until everything comes together.
Adjust the amount of water to required consistency - the curry should have thick gravy and should not be watery.
When vegetables have reached the required consistency, turn off heat, garnish with chopped cilantro and serve hot with rice or chappatis.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MANJUK.

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