2009/12/03

SNAKEGOURD CHANNA DAL CURRY



INGREDIENTS :

Snake gourd -- 1/2 of 1 medium size
Channa dal -- 1 cup
Red chillies - -2
Curry leaves
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder --1 tsp
Jeera powder -- 1 tsp
Coriander powder - -1 tsp
Pepper powder -- 1 tsp
Chilli powder - -1 1/2 tsp
Tomato - 1
Garlic cloves - -5
Onion - 1
Mustard , Jeera -- 1 tsp each
Asafoetida - a pinch

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Soak channa overnight and leave it in refrigerator .
2) Pressure cook dal with chopped gourd , Garlic , tomato,turmeric powder and 2 tsps of oil for 6 whistles and keep aside for the steam to leave.
3) Heat oil in a pan ,add mustard and jeera . Add onion and saute till tender .
4) Then add red chillies and curry leaves . Transfer dal mixture to it and add all the remaining powders . Cook in a slow flame till the oil separates out .

Serve hot with rice or roti .

23 comments :

Priya said...

Simple but yet a delicious curry..

Sarah Naveen said...

i have never tried making curry with this combo..But only stir fry..Looks really delicious..

Nostalgia said...

I make a dry version of this one.. nice recipe

Vidhya said...

nice one Shama. Never tried this combination before...

Tina said...

Nice comb...Looks great.

Nandini said...

Wow! Hot curry ! Love to have with hot rice.

priya said...

curry looks so delicious!....love to have it with rotis and rice...tempting click!

Suma Rajesh said...

soo nice..will surly try this dear..its simple and healthy too..

Prathibha said...

simple n yummy..

Uma said...

looks yummy :)

Soma Pradhan said...

looking really nice and simple to prepare

Balakrishna Saraswathy said...

A very simply yet delicious South Indian Koothu curry...

Gita said...

Kootu looks so yummy dear :)

Mrs.Menagasathia said...

super,my favourite dish!!

Happy cook said...

This is one of my favourite vegetable.
Wish i got them here.
I would love to have this with rice and pickles.

Anupama said...

Very nice curry Shama!

Devasena Hariharan said...

Hi, Never been to ur cooking blog. Nice dishes.... Rocking Shama

What happend to ur other blog

kothiyavunu said...

Great combo..never tried this combo..sounds gr8 and looks delicious.:)

sowmya.s said...

i make this too and love it..

forkbootsandapalette said...

very interesting combo

RAKS KITCHEN said...

i love this kootu,Looks good :)

Valarmathi said...

Simple and yummy recipe, looks delicious.

my kitchen said...

Good combo,loves it.Do visit my blog when u find time