1 snake gourd cut into small pcs
1 1/2cup channa dal
1onion, 2tomato's, 4tbsp chopped coriander leafs, 6tbsp coconut paste
1/2tbsp cumin, 2tbsp red chilly powder, 1tbsp turmeric, 1tbsp coriander powder
2tbsp ginger garlic paste
3tbsp Oil and Salt to taste
Soak the channa dal for 2 to 3 hours. Grind the onion, coriander leafs and cumin to a smooth paste, then grind the tomato's to a smooth paste separately. In a pressure cooker add oil, when it is hot add the onion and coriander paste, fry for 2 minutes, then add all the masala powder, ginger garlic paste and coconut paste, fry for another 2 to 3 minutes, then add the tomato paste and fry till the oil separates, add channa dal and salt, mix it well. Close the lid and cook for 2 whistle. Then open the lid and add the snake gourd, and 2 to 3 cup of water and mix it gently, add salt if needed and cook for another 1 whistle in high flame and switch off the stove and don't open the pressure cooker lid till all the pressure is gone...
Serve hot with Plain Rice and Roti.