Halwai October 17, 2018

Ingredients:

• 2 cups – Bottle Gourd (chopped)
• 1/2 cup – Moong dal
• 1/4 cup – Masoor dal
• 1 – Onion (chopped)
• 1 – Tomato (chopped)
• 2 – Green chillies (slit open)
• 1/4 tsp – Turmeric powder
• 1/2 tsp – Garam Masala powder
• 1 tsp – Mustard seeds, Urad Dal
• A few Curry leaves
• Salt
• Oil
• Water
• To Dry roast and grind:
• 1 tbsp – Coriander seeds
• 1 tsp – Peppercorns
• 1 tsp – Cumin seeds
• 2 – Dry Red Chillies
• 2 tbsp – Grated Coconut
• 2 tsp – Anardana powder
• 1/2 tsp – Asafetida powder

Method:

  1. Dry roast all the ingredients on low flame and grind into a fine powder.
  2. Place the washed moong dal, masoor dal, chopped bottle gourd, onions, tomatoes, and green chillies in a pressure cooker with enough water and turmeric powder.
  3. Cook for up to 3 whistles and take off the stove.
  4. Once the steam is released, add enough ground spice powder, salt, garam masala and simmer for a few minutes.
  5. Splutter mustard seeds, urad dal, curry leaves in oil and add immediately to the cooked dish.
  6. Recipe courtesy: Priya Easy N Tasty Recipes