LAUKI KI DAL RECIPE

WAHT IS LAUKI KI DAL:

Bottle Gourd Dal (pulse) is very regular dish in every Indian kitchen. They always prefer dal with their meal. In India, there are various types of dal (pulse) recipes. It is soupy, thick; yellow in color and combo with lunch to dinner every dish. Bottle gourd dal is totally a veg dish. Dal is tasty, delicious and also healthy for the family. Veg Bottle Gourd Dal (Lauki ki dal) is my today's recipe.


Lauki ki dal

ABOUT LAUKI DAL:

CUISINE:  Indian

COURSE: Side Dish

DIET: Vegetarian

AUTHOR: Recipes & Cook


TOTAL TIME TO MAKE LAUKI DAL:

Lauki dal
COOKING TIME 

INGREDIENTS:

*1cup - 250ml; *1tbsp. – Tablespoon; *1tsp. – Teaspoon;  

  • Bottle gourd (Lauki) – 250 - 300 gm (or 3 Cups)
  • Moong pulses (Mung dal) – ¼ cup
  • Turmeric (haldi) – ½ tsp.
  • Dry red chili ( lal mirch) – 1 piece
  • Bay leave (tej patta) – 1 piece
  • Cumin seeds (Jeera) – ½ tsp.
  • Cumin (jeera) powder – 1 tsp.
  • Water – 2 to 3 cups
  • Oil – 2 tbsp.
  • Salt – as your taste
  • Sugar – ½ tsp.
  • Ghee – 1 tsp.


INSTRUCTIONS:

1.  Peel the bottle gourd (lauki), cut it into small pieces and wash it.

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Tips: Choose small and full green bottle gourd (lauki).

Tips: Take ½ cup of sleeted moong pulses (dal).

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HOW TO MAKE LAUKI DAL:


Step 1: Heat the pan and put 2 tbsp. of oil on pan, add dry red chili, bay leave and ½ tsp. of cumin (jeera) seeds on pan and fry for ½ minute.

Step 2: Now add ½ cup of moong dal and fry for one minute.

Step 3: In that stage add the chopped bottle gourd and roast for at least 5-6 minutes.

Step 4: Now add ½ tsp. of turmeric (Haldi), 1tsp. of cumin (Jeera) powder, ½ tsp. of sugar and salt as your taste. Mix them well.

Step 5: Take a pressure cooker, add 2½ cups of water, heat the water and add all roasted bottle gourds. Cook for 3 to 4 whistles.

Step 6: Now open the cooker lid and put ½ tsp. of ghee on dal. Veg bottle gourd dal (Lauki ki dal) is ready to be served. This veg recipe is very good combo with Roti

LOUKI DAL SHOULD TO EATEN WITH:

simple roti is the best combo with lauki dal so you can try it with roti or paratha.

***This Bottle Gourd dal (lauki ki dal) is very tasty healthy dish. You can try this recipe and enjoy the Indian Cuisine by your own. If you like this, please share and comment. If you want to give some advice, you can also comment below the page.

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