December 30, 2011

Kumbalanga Parippu Curry ( Ashgourd Dal curry) - Kerala Recipe


Ingredients
Toor dal/tuvara parippu - 1/4 cup
Kumbalanga /Ash gourd(cut into cubes)-2cup
Tomato - 1 (diced)
Onion - 1 (diced)
Green chilly - 2 (sliced)
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tspn
Chilli powder - 1 tspn
Salt to taste
Grated coconut - 1/4 cup
Cumin seeds - 1 tspn
Small onion - 4
Coconut oil - 2 tspn
Mustard seeds - 1tspn
Curry leaves - 2 springs
Dried Red chillies - 2 (broken into two)
Preparation
1.Pressure cook the toor dal.
2.Cook ash gourd along with turmeric powder,chilli powder,green chillies,onion ,tomato ,salt and required water.
3.Add the cooked dal to it.
4.Grind coconut with small onions and cumin seeds in little water.
5.Pour the blended coconut solution to this.Bring to boil for 5 mins and remove from the stove.
6.Heat oil in a pan.Splutter mustard seeds. Add dried red chillies and curry leaves.Pour this into the curry for seasoning.
Serve with rice.

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