Sunday, August 22, 2010

Chana dal with white-gourd (Dhudi)

200gm White-gourd
1 cup Chana Dal (Bengal gram)
3 cups water for cook the dal
1-tbsp red chilli powder
1\2 tbsp turmeric powder
1 tbsp lemon juice
Salt to taste

For temper:
2-tbsp oil
1\2 tbsp cumin seeds
2 dry red chillies
1 tbsp garlic red chilli paste

Step 1: Wash the dal in a few changes of water.
Step 2: Soak in water for 15 minutes. Add 3- cup water and cook up to 3 whistles in cooker.

Step 3: Let it be cool for 5 minutes and after that mix with big spoon.Step 4: Peel the white-gourd and cut into small pieces.

Step 5: Heat the oil in a frying pan add dry red chillies and cumin seeds.

Step 6: Sauté on medium flame for few seconds, when seeds are in brown color add finely chopped white-gourd with turmeric powder.Step 7: Cook on medium flame until it becomes soft.

Step 8: Then add garlic-red chilli past in low flame. Take care of red color of paste is not change.
Step 9: Pour the chana daal and stirring.

Step 10: Cook until the daal was boiled.
Step 11: Then add red chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt to taste.

Step 12: Mix well and cook another 5 minutes.
Step 13: Cook dal for 5 minutes more and add lemon juice just before going to turn off the flame.

Step 14: Turn off the flame and garnish with coriander leaves.
Step 15: Serve hot with Paratha…

Recipe of Partha is here………….

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Bellybytes said...

Yummmmmmmmmm. I will try it especially on a rainy day!

G3 said...

Hey Kajal, I absolutely love your blog. I am not Gujarati, but I am married to one! And your recipes are always a hit with him. Thank you so much for this wonderful resource that you ahve provided us!! All your recipes always turn out great and of course the step by step pics makes it all seem so easy! Thank you!

subhorup dasgupta said...

Very nice recipe. I usually have tried dudhi boiled with the dal, but this is a new technique that I was not aware of. The pics (especially the dal coming to a boil) are really really good.

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