How to make Doodhi Chana ni Dal - SK Khazana -
An easy and delicious subzi made with doodhi and chana dal – serve it with phulkas and enjoy
This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.
Doodhi Chana ni Dal - SK Khazana Recipe Card
It is a fact that Dals and Kadhis are comfort foods and they are a good source of calcium, phosphorus, vitamins B and iron. Dals, especially are a major source of dietary fibre and proteins. Kadhis are a blend of yogurt and herbs which assist in efficient digestion. Every region has its locally grown herbs and spices as the key ingredients, thus a variety of kadhis are relished across the length and breadth of Indian subcontinent.
Prep Time : 26-30 minutes
Cook time : 26-30 minutes
Ingredients for Doodhi Chana ni Dal - SK Khazana Recipe
Bottle gourd (lauki/doodhi) peeled and cut into medium cubes 1 medium
Split Bengal gram (chana dal) soaked for 30 minutes 1/2 cup
Oil 2 tablespoons
Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon
Asafoetida 1/4 teaspoon
Green chillies finely chopped 2-3
Curry leaves 10-12
Tomato finely chopped 1 large
Fresh tomato puree 3/4 cup
Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon
Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon
Coriander powder 3/4 teaspoon
Cumin powder 1/4 teaspoon
Kitchen king masala 1/2 teaspoon
Salt to taste
Fresh coriander leaves 1 1/2 tablespoons
Fresh coriander sprigs
Put chana dal and bottle gourd into a pressure cooker, add 1½ cups water, cover the cooker and cook under pressure till 3-4 whistles are released.
Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add mustard seeds and let them splutter. Add asafoetida green chillies and curry leaves, mix well and saute for 1 minute. Add tomato and mix well. Add tomato puree and mix well. Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, Kitchen King masala and salt and mix well. Cover and cook for 5 minutes.
Add Bengal gram and bottle gourd and mix well. Add coriander leaves and mix well. Cover and cook for 2-3 minutes
Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with coriander sprigs and serve hot.