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Moong Dal With Bottle Gourd

5 from 2 votes

Moong dal is soft than other dal. Gives more taste with bottle gourd.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Recipe CategoryVegetarian
Served AsLunch
Servings 2


  • 1 cup dal
  • 250 gms bottle gourd
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp whole cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp Ginger paste
  • 2 whole red chilli
  • 2 green chilli
  • 2 tsp mustered oil
  • 2 tsp ghee
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/2 cup tomato paste
  • Salt


  • Wash moong dal and heat a pan. Add oil and fry dal with pinch of turmeric powder. After shallow fry dal will become light brown.
  • Bottle gourd cut into cubical pieces. Now take a pressure cooker add dal, bottle gourd, turmeric powder and salt.
  • Cook with 2 whistle. Now add 2 tsp oil add whole red chilli fry and keep aside.
  • Add bay leaves ginger paste, tomato paste, sliced green chilli. Stir fry add dal. Cook for a few minutes.
  • Take another small pan heat add ghee and cumin seeds. Pour into dal and cover the lid.
  • Now Sal is ready to serve

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5 from 2 votes

Geeta Biswas
Geeta Biswas

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