Urad dal

Recipe by Sonali

This recipe is from my mother in law who cooks this well.


Style: Traditional | Cooking time: 30 min
Servings: 4

 Ingredients

 

Urad dal – 1 cup


Turmeric powder – ½ tsp


Green chili – 6 silted


Salt & sugar – as per taste


Bottle gourd – 1”


Cumin seeds – ½ tsp


Dry red chili – 1 / 2


Bay leaf – 1


Oil - 1 tsp


Roasted cumin seed powder – 1 tsp

        Directions

 

  1. Dry roast the dal, wash and keep aside.
  2. Deskin and cut the bottle gourd into cubes, wash and keep aside.
  3. Now take a pressure cooker and put the dal in it with 2 cups of water and cook the dal up to 2 whistle.
  4. After 2 whistle open the pressure cooker and put bottle gourd in it and close the lid of the pressure cooker and wait for 2 more whistle.
  5. Open the pressure cooker after it cools down.
  6. Now heat oil in a pan add cumin seed, bay leaf, dry red chili let them pop.
  7. Now add the dal to it and add salt, sugar, green chilies let it boil for 2 minutes.
  8. Garnish it with roasted cumin seed powder, serve hot with rice.

 

  1. Optional – you can add fried shrimps to it.