bottle gourd and moong dal curry
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Servings: 4 servings
- 1/4 tsp mustard seeds
- 1/4 tsp cumin seeds
- 4-5 small garlic cloves chopped
- 1 spring curry leaves
- 2 cups bottle gourd chopped
- 1/4 cup moong dal or tur dal (your choice)
- 1/8 tsp turmeric powder
- 1/4 tsp chilli powder
- 1/4 tsp sambar powder
- salt to taste
Heat oil, splutter mustard seeds and pop in cumin seeds. Saute finely chopped garlic and a spring of curry leaves.
Add chopped onion and tomato into it and saute for a minute.
Throw in chopped vegetables (bottle gourd), turmeric powder, chilli powder, sambar powder and salt. mix well and add water. Pressure cook for 3-4 whistles. Open and mash slightly.
meanwhile pressure cook dal separately and mash it well.
add cooked dal, coconut paste to the kootu and mix well. give it a boil.