Friday, 14 June 2013

Dudhi chana nu shaak (Bottle gourd Bengal Gram Dal Curry) - Gujarati Shaak Recipe

1 cup chopped dudhi (bottle gourd)
2 cup chana dal (bengal gram dal)
½ tsp mustard seeds
½ cumin seeds
1 tsp garlic paste
1 tsp red chili powder
½ tsp garam masala powder
½ tsp turmeric powder
2 Kokum or ½ tbsp lemon juice
Pinch of asafoetida
2 tbsp oil
Salt to taste
1 cup water


Soak chana dal for 2 to 3 hours in water.
Heat the oil in pressure cooker, add mustard seed when the seeds crackle add cumin seeds, asafoetida, turmeric powder and garlic paste and sauté for second. Then add chopped dudhi, soaked chana dal, red chili powder, garam masla powder, Kokum or lemon juice and salt. Add water and mix well. Close the lid and cook for 3 whistle on high flame. Serve hot with rice or roti.

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