Thursday, July 12

Channa Dal And Snake Gourd Curry



Ingredient's
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


Cooking Method
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.


12 comments:

Angie's Recipes said...

This will be terrific with some steamed rice!

Vijayalakshmi Dharmaraj said...

my one of the favorite one...
VIRUNTHU UNNA VAANGA

srividhya Ravikumar said...

yum..looks lovely..

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Nice curry to enjoy with plain rice...

Tina said...

lovely....

zareena said...

I too make this often. I love this.

Rahin said...

looks super yummy !

Swathi Iyer said...

Delicious curry love the combo.

Supriya's Rasoi said...

Looks so yummy and perfect with chapati.

Priya said...

Omg, wat an incredible dish, drooling here.

Kitchen Queen said...

all time favorite dish, nicely done, do visit my space some time too.

Jason said...

my one of the favorite one... VIRUNTHU UNNA VAANGA

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