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Lau diye Kacha Moong Dal (Moong Dal with Bottle Gourd)
Lau diye Kacha Mooger Dal. A symphony of bottlegourd and moong dal. A throw of green peas. The fragrance of panchforon. The warmth of ginger. And that intoxicating zing of mustard oil. This is food heaven !!!
Prep Time
5minutes
Cook Time
20minutes
Prep Time
5minutes
Cook Time
20minutes
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Soak the dal for about an hour. Rinse well and drain.
  2. Transfer the dal to a pressure cooker, add the lau cubes and a sprinkle of turmeric powder. Pour 2 cups of water, cook till 1 whistle. Allow the steam to release on its own.
  3. Heat 1/2 tbsp oil in a pan. Throw in the panchforon, bay leaves and dry red chillies. Allow the spices to splutter.
  4. Carefully pour the cooked dal and lau into the pan. Throw in the green peas. Add a cup or so of warm water till you get the desired consistency. Sprinkle in the salt, simmer for 3-5 odd minutes.
  5. Adjust seasonings. Finish off with a generous drizzle of mustard oil.
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