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

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Created on 30th Nov 2015
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  • By Farrukh Shadab
    Created on 30th Nov 2015

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, a marvellous creation to spice up your day. Lauki Ki Masalewali Dal is one dish that no matter how much the stomach might be full, you just can't stop yourself from having a bite. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma absolutely is just mouth-watering. The aroma which arises while cookingLauki Ki Masalewali Dal is just too tempting. This amazing recipe is provided by Farrukh Shadab. Be it kids or adults, no one can get away from this delicious dish. How to make Lauki Ki Masalewali Dal is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, the answer to this question is the simple yet exotic recipe by of Lauki Ki Masalewali Dalby Farrukh Shadab. This recipe can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in this recipe just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Lauki Ki Masalewali Dal is just the appropriate recipe to serve as many as 4. The cooking time for this delicacy is not much. So, the next time you have a get together or a night party at home, don't forget to check and try out this recipe. It's that one delicacy that everyone's definitely going to love it!

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time25mins
  • Serves4People
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 (7)

Priyanka Bapardekar7 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 lakshmia year 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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