Turai Aur Moong ki Dal ( Dals)

Turai Aur Moong ki Dal (  Dals)

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Not sure how to use up the remaining ridge gourd lying in your fridge? Make some delicious dal using ridge gourd an ingredient. Sautéed ridge gourd, onions and spice are cooked together with pressure-cooked moong dal and a sizzling hot tempering poured over it. Serve hot, it tastes delicious!

Turai Aur Moong ki Dal ( Dals) recipe - How to make Turai Aur Moong ki Dal ( Dals)

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  1. Clean, wash and soak the moong dal in water for about 30 minutes. Drain.
  2. Combine the moong dal, ginger-green chilli paste, turmeric powder and salt with 3 cups of water and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  3. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  4. Whisk well to mash the dal. Keep aside.
  5. Heat ½ tbsp oil in a deep pan, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute or till it turns translucent.
  6. Add the turai, salt and ½ cup of water, mix well and cover and cook on a medium flame for 5 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  7. Add the cooked dal , ½ cup of water, mix well and bring to a boil. Keep aside.
  8. 8. Heat the remaining 1 tbsp oil in a small pan, add the cumin seeds, asafoetida, chilli powder and garam masala and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  9. 9. Pour this tempering over the prepared dal and mix well.
  10. Serve hot garnished with coriander.
Nutrient values per serving
Energy103 cal
Protein5 g
Carbohydrates13.9 g
Fiber2.1 g
Fat3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A41.2 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30.6 mg
Vitamin C2.9 mg
Folic Acid15.2 mcg
Calcium12.3 mg
Iron23.4 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium219.8 mg
Potassium32.2 mg
Zinc0.2 mg


Turai Aur Moong ki Dal ( Dals)
 on 14 Oct 16 07:23 PM

A very delicious dal with regular ingredients and ridge gourd.