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Achari Chana Dal Lauki ( Split Gram Lentils and Bottle Gourd)

Achari Chana Dal Lauki ( Split Gram Lentils and Bottle Gourd)
Prep Time
10 Mins
Cook Time

30 Mins
Serves

4 - 6
This is mouth watering recipe which is preferably for pickle lovers, as it has an achari aroma as well as taste. The green chilies stuffed with tamarind ans chat masala gives an enthusiastic flavor.
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Source:  Chef Rida Aftab
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Ingredients

  • Split gram lentils 1 ½ cup (boiled)
  • Tomato puree 2 -4 tbsp
  • Bottlegourd ½ kg (cubed)
  • Green chilies 6
  • Curry leaves 6
  • Coriander ½ bunch
  • Fennel seeds 1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds 1 tsp
  • Salt 1/2 tsp
  • Nigella seeds 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin 2 tsp
  • Chaat masala 2 tsp
  • Red chili powder 2 tsp
  • Turmeric 1 tsp
  • Minced garlic 2 tsp
  • Tamarind pulp 4 tbsp

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Cooking Directions

  1. Heat oil in a skillet and fry minced garlic until it begins to sizzle.

  2. Add mustard seeds, nigella seeds, cumin, red chili, turmeric and fennel seeds, fry till mustard splatters.

  3. Add curry leaves, when the aroma is given off add tomato puree and chopped bottle gourd.

  4. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.

  5. Now stir and cook until the oil floats on top.

  6. Add the boiled split gram along with chopped coriander.

  7. In a separate bowl, mix tamarind pulp with 2 tsp chaat masala.

  8. Slit the green chilies length wise and stuff with the tamarind mixture.

  9. Put the chilies into the lentils, cover and simmer for 10 minutes.

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Comments posted by users for Achari Chana Dal Lauki ( Split Gram Lentils and Bottle Gourd) recipe:

  1. hi i made it but it look sweet 2 me is it sweet or is it sour

    on Aug 15 2012 9:13AM Report Abuse NAILA

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