Pumpkin dal

                                                      PUMPKIN DAL

INGREDIENTS

  • Tuvar dal – ½ cup
  • Yellow pumpkin – 3 cup [ small cubes ]
  • Onion finely chopped – 1
  • Tomato finely chopped – 1
  • Oil- 1 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds + jeera – 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves – few
  • Red chilli pwdr – 1 tsp or as per taste
  • Turmeric pwdr – ¼ tsp
  • Sambar pwdr – 2 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander leaves to garnish

PREPARATION

Clean, wash, rinse and pressure cook the dal + turmeric + salt till soft .

METHOD

Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds + jeera and let it crackle.

Add onion + curry leaves, fry till light brown.

Add tomatoes , cook till soft and oil separates .

Add chilli pwdr + turmeric pwdr + sambar masala pwdr + salt .

Add the pumpkin and stir fry for a minute.

Add required water to cook the pumpkin till soft .

Cover and cook.

Once done add the cooked dal and mix well.

Add water as per the consistency you want .[dal thickens on cooling ]

Simmer on low flame for a minute .

Garnish with coriander leaves and off the flame.

Serve with rice and side dish.

VARIATION – You can add 1 tsp of ginger garlic paste and instead of sambar masala add garam masala pwdr .

NOTES

  1. U can try the same recipe by adding fried brinjal or ladies finger etc
  2. U can also temper it in the nd with ghee + garlic .

pumpkin dal

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