Friday, April 16, 2010

Dudhi Chana Daal

½ cup dry chana daal
1 small dudhi/lauki (2 cups, peeled and chopped)
4 tomatoes chopped
1 cinnamon stick
3-4 cloves
¼ tbs shah jeera
1 medium chopped onion
1 tbs red chilli powder
1 tbs curry powder
¼ tbs turmeric powder
Salt as needed
2 tbs oil

1) Heat oil in a pressure cooker and add shah jeera, cinnamon stick, cloves and chopped onion and let the onion get translucent.
2)Add ½ cup of water and let it boil, add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, curry powder and let it boil and add about 4 cups of water and let it boil.
3) Add chopped dudhi, chana daal, chopped tomatoes and salt then close the lid and cook for 2 whistle.
4)Wait for the cooker to get cool and dudhi chana daal is ready to serve with Rice.

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