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Dal rice and bottle gourd curry in garlic tomato base, a complete meal
Recipe type: Maincourse
Serves: 2
  • Bottle gourd 1 medium sized
  • Ginger about an inch
  • Garlic 5-6 cloves
  • Salt
  • Tomato 1
  • Green chilly(es) 1-2
  • Turmeric powder ¼ tsp
  • Coriander powder ½ tsp
  • Oil 1tspn
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing
  1. Wash and peel bottle gourd.Cut it into thick slices or chunks.
  2. Add some salt and shallow fry these in little oil till light brown.
  3. Remove from pan and keep aside.
  4. Now take minimum possible oil in same pan and add crushed/pounded ginger -garlic.
  5. Saute it, till light brown and then add chopped tomato.
  6. Add salt (little, as there is already some salt in bottle gourd), chopped green chillies, turmeric powder, coriander powder and mix it properly
  7. Add fried bottle gourd and cook on medium flame for about 2 min.
  8. If needed add a tsp of water and let the flavors mix properly.
  9. Garnish with coriander leaves and enjoy this healthy, quick fix veggie
Recipe by Sindhi Rasoi |Sindhi Recipes at https://sindhirasoi.com/2008/07/dal-chaawal-doodhi-subzi/