Lauki Ki Masalewali Dal | How to make Lauki Ki Masalewali Dal

By Farrukh Shadab  |  30th Nov 2015  |  
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  • Lauki Ki Masalewali Dal, How to make Lauki Ki Masalewali Dal
Lauki Ki Masalewali Dalby Farrukh Shadab
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About Lauki Ki Masalewali Dal

Whenever I ask my daughter about what to cook today, first thing she says is “Mamma, please make Lauki wali dal, I like it alot, its my favourite”. :) Now, this recipe is very regular in our meal menu. Do you know, how healthy this boring, bland Lauki(Bottle gourd) is ? It has approx 95% water and its high in fiber that aids digestion and treats acidity. It keeps your stomach cool and reduces liver inflammations. Lauki reduces stress levels, prevents heart disease as it has zero cholesterol, high in vitamins and antioxidants.

Lauki Ki Masalewali Dal is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Farrukh Shadab teaches how to make Lauki Ki Masalewali Dal step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Lauki Ki Masalewali Dal in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 4 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Lauki Ki Masalewali Dal at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Lauki Ki Masalewali Dal takes few minutes for the preparation and 25 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Lauki Ki Masalewali Dal is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Lauki Ki Masalewali Dal is a good option for you. The flavour of Lauki Ki Masalewali Dal is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Lauki Ki Masalewali Dal and impress your family and friends.

Lauki Ki Masalewali Dal

Ingredients to make Lauki Ki Masalewali Dal

  • 1 cup masoor dal (Split Red lentils)
  • 1/2 cup toor dal (split pigeon pea)
  • 750 gms bottle gourd cut in 2 inch pieces
  • 1 nos large onion finely chopped
  • 2 medium tomatoes finely chopped
  • 2 tsp coriander powder
  • 3/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1&1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 & 1/2 tsp amchoor powder(dry mango powder)
  • 1 & 1/2 tsp garam masala powder
  • 8-10 black peppercorns
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Salt as per taste
  • Water as required
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • For Tempering:
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • 6-8 garlic cloves sliced
  • 2 tbsp ghee

How to make Lauki Ki Masalewali Dal

  1. Clean and wash both dals together. Add both the dals and enough water in pressure cooker and cook until done. Dal should be just cooked well and not mushy.
  2. In a handi or deep bottom pan, heat oil. Add bay leaf and black peppercorns, fry for few seconds. Add onions, fry until soft and pink.
  3. Add bottle gourd pieces and chopped tomatoes. Sauté for 3-4 minutes on high heat. Add chili powder, turmeric, coriander powder and amchoor powder. Sauté for another 2-3 minutes on high heat.
  4. Add garam masala powder, salt and cooked dal, mix well. Add 1-2 cups of water and bring it to boil. Cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes. Bottle gourd should be cooked well and remain intact, it should not be mushy.
  5. Adjust the consistency and seasonings if required. The consistency of the dal should not be too thin. cook for 2-3 minutes.
  6. Heat ghee in a small pan. Aa cumin seeds and allow it to crackle. Add sliced garlic and fry until light golden brown. Add curry leaves and fry few seconds.
  7. Pour this tempering over Dal. Dish out and serve hot with steamed rice/bagharey chawal, salad and pappadam

Reviews for Lauki Ki Masalewali Dal (8)

Vrinda Jaina month ago

Made the dal today , just like it's mentioned . I must say it's delicious,my kids avoid lauki but they enjoyed it . Thanks.
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Priyanka Bapardekar9 months ago

Very nice.
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Swati Das Patnaika year ago

wow nice recipe.
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Deepti Rumdea year ago

It's an awesome recipe.
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Kusum Agrawala year ago

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Sazida Banoa year ago

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vijaya lakshmi2 years ago

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Shalini Dubey2 years ago

Looks and sounds amazing! Also can we cook the lauki along with the dals and prepare the tadka separately?
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