Doodhi Dal

by MalaShenoy
Lentils cooked with doodhi
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Doodhi Dal – pachakam.com
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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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Rating: 4
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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.
    Doodhi Dal – pachakam.com
  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.
    Doodhi Dal – pachakam.com
  3. Add the chopped tomatoes, dry masala powders and salt and cook covered on a low flame till the oil separates from the masala.
    Doodhi Dal – pachakam.com
  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.
    Doodhi Dal – pachakam.com
  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.
    Doodhi Dal – pachakam.com
  6. Garnish with chopped coriander and a squeeze of lemon juice.
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