Lauki Chana Dal Tadka | How to make Lauki Chana Dal Tadka

By Sanchita Agrawal Mittal  |  1st May 2017  |  
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About Lauki Chana Dal Tadka Recipe

It is a great fusion recipe of lentil and vegetable which has a good nutritional value. The Lauki goes very well with the chana dal and the tadka adds flavours to it.

Lauki Chana Dal Tadka, a marvelous creation to spice up your day. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma of Lauki Chana Dal Tadka is just mouth-watering. This amazing recipe is provided by Sanchita Agrawal Mittal. Be it kids or adults, no one can resist this delicious dish. How to make Lauki Chana Dal Tadka is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, this simple step by step Lauki Chana Dal Tadka recipe by Sanchita Agrawal Mittal. Lauki Chana Dal Tadka can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in Lauki Chana Dal Tadka just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Lauki Chana Dal Tadka can serve 3 people. So, the next time you have a get together or a party at home, don't forget to check and try out Lauki Chana Dal Tadka.

Lauki Chana Dal Tadka

Ingredients to make Lauki Chana Dal Tadka

  • 1 cup chana dal or split Bengal gram
  • 1 cup bottle gourd chopped into cubes
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 tomatoes medium chopped
  • 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 2 green chillies chopped
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon powder
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 big black cardamom
  • 2 pinch asafoetida
  • 1 tsp ghee
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp Garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp dry amchur powder
  • 1 tbsp Chopped coriander leaves for garnish
  • 1 tsp salt

How to make Lauki Chana Dal Tadka

  1. Wash and clean the Bengal gram dal and keep it soaked for 20 minutes.
  2. Put chana dal in the cooker with two glasses of water, 1/2tsp turmeric powder and salt.
  3. Cover the lid and put the whistle.
  4. The Chana dal will be semi cooked after one whistle.
  5. Let the steam escape by itself.
  6. Open the lid of the cooker and add chopped bottle gourd and black cardamom into it.
  7. Again cook it on high flame in for 2 whistles.
  8. Switch off the flame and again let the steam escape by itself.
  9. For the Tadka:
  10. Take a big deep pan and heat ghee in it. After ghee gets heated, add cumin, bay leaves and asafoetida.
  11. Saute it for a minute and add ginger garlic paste and stir it for a couple of minutes on medium flame.
  12. Add chopped onion and green chillies and sauté for 2 minutes.
  13. Add the chopped tomatoes into the mixture and saute it for another two minutes.
  14. Now add coriander powder, cinnamon powder, amchur powder and garam masala.
  15. Saute and now pour all the Lauki dal in the pan and cover with a lid.
  16. Again cook this tadka lauki chana dal for 2 minutes on medium flame.
  17. Garnish with coriander leaves.
  18. Enjoy it hot with rice or chapati.

My Tip:

Spices can be adjusted according to the taste.

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