Lauki with chana masala

Lauki with chana masala

Prep: 10 minutes (hot including soaking time)

Cook: 10-12 minutes

Makes: 4 servings
1 small lauki (peeled and cubed)
½ cup chana dal
1 large onion (finely chopped)
Green chillies (chopped)
1 tomato (chopped)
Freshly chopped dhania patta
1 clove of garlic
1tsp ginger (grated)
½ tsp haldi
Apinch of dhania powder
Salt to taste
1 tbsp oil

Soak chana dal for an hour. Cook with salt and till just tender. Drain and set aside.
In a work, heat oil. Drop in jeera . Add onion, finely chopped with a few green chillies, garlic and ginger. Cook for a minute, stirring continuously to ensure mixture doesn’t stick to the bottem.
Add tomato . Cook till fat stars to separate from mixture. Put in lauki, salt and dhania powder. Pressure cook through a whistle.
Add the dal, stir and continue to cook another few minutes. Garnish with dhania patta.


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