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Monday, May 21, 2012

Bottle Gourd with Moong Dal

This comes under easy cooking recipes

Ingredients :

bottle gourd - a small one
moong dal - 200 gm
red chili powder - 2 spoons (according to your taste you can add more or less )
salt - to taste
garam masala - 1spoon
coriander powder - 1 spoon
coriander leaves - 1/2 cup
oil - 2 table spoons
chopped curry leaves - 10 no
cumin seeds - 1/4 th of spoon
mustard seeds 1/4 th of spoon
chopped onion - 1 big

 Preparation Method :

First of all wash the moong dal with clean water and soak it for 10 mins. Now take a small bottle gourd and peel out ( remove ) the skin and cut them into small cubes (don't wash the cubes if you do so it lose it all vitamins and and taste ).

Heat oil in a pan add cumin seeds , mustard seeds and chopped onion,chopped curry leaves  , sprinkle half of the salt .(salt is helps to take out the water from onions , so they cook easily).

Now add bottle gourd cubes , fry them for 3 to 5 min on normal flame , then only water escapes easily , now add moong dal , red chili powder , coriander powder  , the next half salt ,saute them for 5 min .

Add corinder leaves and garam masala  then keep lid on it .switch off the stove .cook it for 2 mins on steam

Serve it hot with rice or roti
It is very easy to make all the process takes 15 mins only.
Try this and enjoy today ...!!!!!

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