डाळ दोडक | दोडक्याच वरण | तुरई दाल फ्राय | Ridge gourd Dal Fry

Prep time
5 min
Cooking time
30 min
Cousine / Course
Indian / Curry
Servings
3-4

Ingredients

  • दोडके / तुरई / Ridge gourd (Luffa) – 1
  • तूर डाळ / तुवर दाल / Pigeon pea – 2/3 cup
  • मसूर डाळ / Red Lentil – 1/3 cup
  • तेल / Oil – 3 tbsp
  • मोहरी / राई / Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
  • हींग / Asafoetida – a pinch
  • जीर / जीरा / Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
  • िमरची / Green Chili (fine chopped)- 3-4
  • कढीपत्ता / Curry leaves – 8-10
  • अदरक / Ginger (grated) – 1 tsp
  • लसुन/ लेहसुन / Garlic (fine chopped)- 4-5
  • टमाटर / Tomato – 1
  • हळद / हल्दी / Turmeric – 1 tsp
  • मीठ / नमक / Salt – as per taste
  • ितखट / लाल िमर्च / Chili powder – 1tsp
  • कोथंबीर / धिनया पत्ता / Coriander

Making Turai Dal-Fry

  1. Take a ridge gourd / Turai / Dodke, peel all the ridges
  2. Wash toor daal/ Pigeon peas and red lentils / masoor daal together well
  3. Add washed lentils to pressure cooker, add 3 cups of water, add 1 cup of chopped gourd, close the lid and pressure cook for 3 whistles. Once cooked let it cool down
  4. Now heat oil in a pot
  5. Add mustard, cumin seeds, let it splutter
  6. Add asafoetida / hing
  7. Add green chilies, curry leaves, ginger, garlic and sauté for 30 sec
  8. Add tomato, sauté for 1 min
  9. Add turmeric, remaining chopped gourd, chili powder, coriander mix well, cover and cook till gourd cooks, takes about 2-3 min
  10. Add cooked lentil, mix well, simmer for 2-3 min
  11. Tasty Turai Dal-Fry is ready!

Tips

  1. You can also use moong dal instead of red lentils / masoor daal
  2. Pressure cooking gourd with lentil infuses the test well
  3. Adjust water to get desired thickness
  4. Serve with Roti, Chapati, Rice

How to serve

  1. Serve Hot!
  2. Serve with Roti, Chapati, Rice

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