Lazzadar Chana daal Lauki Masala | How to make Lazzadar Chana daal Lauki Masala

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About Lazzadar Chana daal Lauki Masala

We know bottle gourd is a little boring, but it wont be after you try this lazzadar masala gravy.These days Lauki has been quite in fame and we all know the health benefits of lauki. Bottle gourd is rich in dietary fiber, both, soluble and insoluble. Hence, it helps in curing constipation, flatulence and even piles. It is also easy to digest.

Lazzadar Chana daal Lauki Masala, a mouth-watering delicacy which no one can resist. Most people try this amazing dish at restaurants, but with this recipe you can easily make it at home with the same taste. This super quick and easy recipe is written by Sheena Omana Narayanan. Lazzadar Chana daal Lauki Masala is a dish which demands no explanations, it's a whole world of flavour in itself. Lazzadar Chana daal Lauki Masala is a very simple and easy recipe to prepare. The time required to make this recipe is not very much, but the delicious taste it renders is just remarkable. This recipe of Lazzadar Chana daal Lauki Masala by Sheena Omana Narayanan is perfect to serve 4 people. Even beginners can also try this recipe. The recipe is explained step by step with pictures that it becomes very easy to understand each and every step, which actually turns out to be very useful. So, the next time you have a get together, night party, kitty party or any other occasion don't forget to try out the absolutely amazing Lazzadar Chana daal Lauki Masala.

  • Prep Time15mins
  • Cook Time15mins
  • Serves4People
Lazzadar Chana daal Lauki Masala

Ingredients to make Lazzadar Chana daal Lauki Masala

  • 1 small bottle gourd:- I have taken half of 550 gm bottle gaurd and chopped in a bite size pieces
  • 1 cup split bengal gram (Chana dal)
  • 1 medium sized onion finely cut lengthwise
  • 1 medium sized tomato finely cut into small cubes
  • salt as per taste
  • For Masala Puree:-
  • Onion:- 1 small chopped roughly
  • Ginger :- 1 pinch
  • Garlic:- 8-10 cloves
  • Tomato:- 1 chopped roughly
  • Corriander (Dhaniya) seeds or Powder:- 2 tsp
  • For dry masala powder
  • Red Chilli Powder:- 2 tsp
  • Kashmiri Red Chilly powder:- 1tsp
  • Turmeric Powder:- 1 tsp
  • Amchur Powder:- 1 tsp or you can take 1tsp lemon juice
  • For tempering
  • Bay leaf:- 1 big
  • Cinnamon stick:- 1 inch piece
  • Cloves:-3 nos
  • Black pepper kernels:- 5-6
  • Cummin Seeds;- 1 tsp
  • Dry Red chilly:- 2nos
  • Asafoetida (hing):- 1/2 tsp
  • Ghee:- 1 tbsp
  • Curry Leaves:- few sprigs
  • For garnishing
  • Coriander leaves;- chopped finely(a handful)
  • Kasuri Methi:- 1tbsp

How to make Lazzadar Chana daal Lauki Masala

  1. Soak chana daal (split Bengal Gram) atleast 3-4 hours.
  2. In a cooker, add soaked chana dal and cut lauki pieces. Add 3-4 cups of water enough for cooking. Cook it on medium flame till 3-4 whistles
  3. Make a fine paste of ingredients given above for masala paste and set aside
  4. In a kadhai, heat 2-3 tbspoon oil. Add a bay leaf, curry leaves, dry red chillies, cloves, black pepper and cinnamon.Saute for 1/2 min
  5. Add cumin seeds. Once it splutter then add a pinch of asafoetida.
  6. Add chopped onions and saute till it gets tender. Add chopped tomatoes and saute till it gets mushy.
  7. Add turmeric powder and saute for a min,add red chilli powder 2-3 tspoon as per your taste and dry mango powder and mix them well.
  8. Add prepared masala paste and salt as per taste.
  9. Saute the masala well till it leaves off the oil from sides
  10. Add dal and lauki to the masala mixture and mix it well.
  11. Add little water if required, cook it for 5 mins
  12. Switch off the flame and add coriander leaves and kasuri methi, cover with lids
  13. Heat Ghee in another pan, pour over curry and cover once again with lid to set the aroma of kasuri methi and ghee

Reviews for Lazzadar Chana daal Lauki Masala (1)

Sheetal Sharma5 months ago
Tasty one!
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