Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Peerkangai Paruppu Kuzhambu

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Ingredients
1 cup cooked Chana dal
1 cup peeled and chopped ridge gourd
1 medium onion
5-6 chopped hot green chillies(adjust as per heat preferred)
1/2 cup chopped tomato
1/2 tsp fresh ginger garlic paste
Few fresh curry leaves
Few chopped coriander leaves
Salt as per taste
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp mustard cumin seeds each
1-2 tbsp oil

Method
Heat oil in a pan and add mustard and cumin seeds, when mustard splutters add chillies, onions, curry leaves, ginger garlic paste and salt. When onions are cooked well add tomatoes stir cook for few minutes then add the vegetable,stir cook for few more mins and add the cooked chana dal, water, salt if more required and finish cooking to blend the flavors well, garnish with coriander leaves.


21 comments:

Kurinji said...

hmm looks delicious Pushpa...

Dimah said...

So beautiful and appetizing! Love the flavors!

Gayu said...

Love Ridge gourd..Nice recipe..Haven't tried it with chana dal..

Gayu
http://ensamayalarangam.blogspot.com

Nandini said...

The dal looks very delicious! Yum! It's very healthy!

Padhu said...

I prepare this every week .Such a comforting dish .I love it with both rice and roti

Mrs.Menagasathia said...

சூப்பர் டால்,பார்க்கவே அருமையாக இருக்கு..

aipi said...

This is one of my most fav..so comforting n nice!

US Masala

Kairali sisters said...

Simple and comfort food...

Mrs K said...

yummy daal,that reminds -Mom used to make this daal so often,I have almost stopped making it here. I alwasy was very fond of it:)

vanishri bhat said...

Hey very unusual combination, but looks nice. will try this one.

Panchpakwan said...

Ridge gourd dal looks colorful, healthy and delicious.

Paaka Shaale said...

I love ridge gourd pushpa. The dal looks awesome

Santosh Bangar said...

very healthy and delicious dish we make this combo oftenly and like very much

Swathi said...

Ridge gourd dal looks delicious. I love all kinds of comfort dals.

Suja Sugathan said...

Real comfort food,healthy and delicious.

Soumya said...

delicious and healthy dal...perfect combo

Yummy Team said...

I have never cooked with ridge gourd before, will try this soon. Healthy and delicious dal..

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

Love this simple yet tasty dal.

NIDHYA said...

Delicious and appetizing dal.

Aaha Oho

Amritha Kalyani said...

I am trying to comment to this post for a very long time and finally i made it.. :-) dhal looks delicious pushpa.. i like ridged gourd..

My attempt at The Julie/Julia project said...

umm umm good....

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