Gilka daal | How to make Gilka daal

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Byshyama thanvi
Created on 24th Apr 2017
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  • By shyama thanvi
    Created on 24th Apr 2017

About Gilka daal

Its my mother in law's recipe, moslty kids and adults too,don't like to eat spone gourd..then its a best way to make them eat this gilka daal

Gilka daal, a succulent delicacy which is famous all over the world. Gilka daal is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the overflow of flavours, Gilka daal has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by shyama thanvi is the perfect one to try at home for your family. It's a get together at home and you realise that you want to make a Gilka daal, just the perfect situation when you realise that you need to know how to make the perfect Gilka daal. So, at that time you can try out this delicious recipe by shyama thanvi. The recipe of Gilka daalis very simple and can be made in restaurant style using a few ingredients. The time taken while preparing Gilka daal is 5.0. This recipe of Gilka daal is perfect to serve 4. Gilka daal is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or night party at home. And do remember that be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love it. So do try it next time!

  • Prep Time30mins
  • Cook Time5mins
  • Serves4People
Gilka daal

Ingredients to make Gilka daal

  • 250 gram sponge gourd ( gilka)
  • 1 cup yellow moong daal
  • 2 medium sized tomato
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 tsp Garlic paste
  • 2 tsp ginger chilly paste
  • 1 tsp red chilly powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • Pinch of Asafoetida
  • 1tsp garam masalA
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1 spring curry leaves

How to make Gilka daal

  1. Soak the daal for 30 minutes by washing twice and keep aside
  2. Meantime cut the tomatoes and onions and peel off sponge gourd and cit it into desired size pieces and keep aside
  3. After 30 minutes heat a pressure cooker and add oil in it
  4. Add mustard seeds cumin seeds ,asafoetida, curry leaves ,and onion and salute till onion become translucent
  5. Add ginger chilly paste and garlic paste,red chilly powder and turmeric powder, then add tomatoes and cook till oil leaves
  6. Add salt and garam masala and then sponge gourd
  7. Mix it properly and then add soaked daal in it
  8. Add water as we normally add in our regular daal (according to your choice of thickness)
  9. Close the lid of cooker and cook upto 2 whistles
  10. When pressure release naturally ,open the lid serve hot with rice and fulka
My Tip: Dont overcook

Reviews for Gilka daal (2)

Aparna Pandeya month ago
What is sponge gourd

Preeti Gurung3 months ago
Tasty dal dish!