Friday, July 11, 2008

RIDGE GOURD/BEERAKAYA-CHANNA CURRY

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SERVES: 4-5 people
INGREDIENTS:
Ridge Gourd------------3 medium ones
Onions------------------1 large one
Channa dal--------------3/4 cup
Turmeric----------------pinch
Chilli powder------------1/2 tsp
Oil----------------------6 tbp
Cumin,Mustard seeds---1/2 tsp each
Aeosfoteda--------------pinch
Ginger garlic pst----------1 tbp
Coriander pwd-----------1 tbp
Salt-----------------------to taste
Garam masala-----------1/2 tsp
Coriander,curry leaves---few



DIRECTIONS:
1.Peel and chop the ridge gourd,onion.

2.Wash and soak channa dal in water for 45 mins.
3.Heat oil and add cumin,mustard seeds,curry leaves,onions,aeosfoteda.
4.Fry till the onions turn transclucent then add ginger garlic paste,turmeric.
5.Once the raw smell goes away add chopped pieces and let it cook for 5-8 mins covered.
6.Add salt,chilli powder,garam masala,coriander pwd and cook for another 5 mins.

7.Once the pieces are 3/4 cooked add channa dal and cook till completely done.

8.Serve with hot rice or chapati




1 comment:

Marysol said...

That curry dish looks absolutely wonderful!