Monday, November 03, 2014

Ridge Gourd Dal (Peerkkangai Dal) - பீர்க்கங்காய் பருப்பு

Ridge Gourd Dal (Peerkkangai Dal) - பீர்க்கங்காய் பருப்பு

Dal with Vegetable.
Easy to make.
Ingredients Needed:
1. Ridge Gourd (Chopped finely) 1 Cup
2. Moong dal 1/2 cup
3. Salt to taste
4. Hing
5. Slit green chillies 3Nos
6. Turmeric Powder 2 pinches
7. Lime/Lemon Juice to taste

Ingredients for Tempering:
1. Oil / Ghee 1 tsp
2. Mustard Seeds 1/2 tsp
3. Cumin Seeds 1/2tsp
4. Curry leaves

Ridge Gourd Dal

1. Peel off the skin of the Ridge Gourd and cut them into cubes.(Small
pieces) keep it aside.
2. Fry Moong dal in a Kadai without adding oil and clean with water.
3. Cook Moongdal with 1 1/2cups of water adding Turmeric Powder.
4. When the dal is almost done add diced Ridge gourd pieces, Slit Green Chillies, Hing, Salt and cook till done.
5. Remove from fire, add lime juice and temper with Mustard seeds, Cumin seeds and Curry leaves.

* Enjoy this with Hot Rotis or Rice. *

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