Ridge Gourd Chana Dal Curry
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- Chana Dal - 1 cup
- Ridge-gourd - Half kg(peeled, chopped into pieces)
- Water - 2 cups
- Oil - 2 tablespoons
- Urad Dal - 1 teaspoon
- Mustard Seeds - 1 teaspoon
- Cumin Seeds - 1 teaspoon
- Onions - 1(small,finely chopped)
- Curry leaves - 5-6
- Ginger-garlic paste - 1 teaspoon
- Red Chilli powder - 2 teaspoons
- Salt - As per taste
- Coriander powder - Half teaspoon
- Coriander leaves - Half bunch
Take the chana dal and add water to it. Cook for 3 whistles and keep it aside.
Take a pan to heat and add oil to it. Add urad dal, mustard seeds and cumin seeds and wait till they pop. Add onions and curry leaves and fry till they turn light brown in color. Then add ginger-garlic paste to it and mix.
Add the cut ridge-gourd pieces and cook for 20 mins by closing the pan with a lid.
Add the cooked chana dal and mix. Add salt and red chilli powder along with coriander powder.
Cook for another 10 mins and remove from heat after adding coriander leaves.
The delicious ridge gourd chana dal curry is now ready.
Serve the Ridge Gourd Chana Dal curry with hot steamed rice and ghee. Enjoy its wonderful flavor. You can also have it with roti/dosa.