Doodhi Dal

by MalaShenoy
Lentils cooked with doodhi
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Cuisine Karnataka
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Dal (equal quantites of toovar dal, masoor dal and yellow moon dal) : 1 cup -
  • Mustard seeds : ½ tsp -
  • Whole jeera : ½ tsp -
  • Cinnamon : 1 small pc -
  • Cloves : 2 nos -
  • Tomatoes finely chopped : 2 medium size -
  • Onions finely chopped : 2 medium size -
  • Green chilies finely chopped : 2 - 3 nos
  • Doodhi cubed : 1 cup -
  • Turmeric powder : ½ tsp -
  • Coriander(Cumin powder : ½ tsp) -
  • Red chilli powder : 1 tsp -
  • Garam masala powder : ½ tsp -
  • Salt to taste -
Cuisine Karnataka
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Dal (equal quantites of toovar dal, masoor dal and yellow moon dal) : 1 cup -
  • Mustard seeds : ½ tsp -
  • Whole jeera : ½ tsp -
  • Cinnamon : 1 small pc -
  • Cloves : 2 nos -
  • Tomatoes finely chopped : 2 medium size -
  • Onions finely chopped : 2 medium size -
  • Green chilies finely chopped : 2 - 3 nos
  • Doodhi cubed : 1 cup -
  • Turmeric powder : ½ tsp -
  • Coriander(Cumin powder : ½ tsp) -
  • Red chilli powder : 1 tsp -
  • Garam masala powder : ½ tsp -
  • Salt to taste -
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Instructions
  1. Soak the dal in hot water for 15- 20 minutes and boil in a pressure cooker and keep aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and add the rye, jeera, cloves, cinnamon stick and curry patta.3) Add finely chopped onions and green chillies and fry till golden brown.
  3. Add the chopped tomatoes, dry masala powders and salt and cook covered on a low flame till the oil separates from the masala.
  4. You can add a little water if the masala sticks to the bottom of the pan.6) When the masala is cooked add the cubed doodhi / white pumpkin.
  5. Cover the pan and cook for 15 minutes till the doodhi is cooked.8) Add the boiled dal and cook for another 5 minutes till the dal is well blended.
  6. Garnish with chopped coriander and a squeeze of lemon juice.
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