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6/09/2010

Beerakaya Senaga Pappu Kura / RidgeGourd With Channa Dal Curry


Ingredients:-

Beerakaya (ridge gourd)-2 nos
Channa Dal-1/2 cup
Onions-1 nos
Green Chillis-3 nos
Tomato-1 big nos
Turmeric powder-1 tsp
Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds-1/2 tsp
Hing- 1 pinch
Curry leaves-few
Red chilli powder-1 tsp


Method:-
Wash channa dal and soak in water for half an hour.
 Wash  and peel skin of the ridge gourd and cut into small pieces.
Heat a oil in a pressure cooker pan.When oil is hot add cumin seeds,mustard seeds,they pops up now add hing,green chilis and curry leaves fry for 1 minutes.
Now add onions fry for 3 minutes,add tomato pieces and soaked channa dal fry for 5 minutes.
 Now add ridge gourd pieces mix well and add turmeric powder,chilli pwder,salt to it mix well.
Now add 1/2 cup of water mix well and pressure cook it for 3 whistles.
 Wait till the pressure goes off.

Ridge gourd curry is done.
Serve with rice or roti.

Note: Curry should not be too watery or thick,see the above picture for the consistency.

22 comments:

Swathi

Ridge gourd chana dal curry looks really good. good to go with rice.

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal

Love it Divya. I do it with bottle gourd but never with beerakaya, so will sure try it out sometime :)

Jay

Glad I have a new dish to try with soft chapatis ...Looks delish divya.

Yummy Team

This curry looks too good, Divya..Love it with chapatis..

Priya

My fav dish..looks really delicious..

Jagruti જાગૃતિ

yummy and very healthy dish...we gujju make this too but don't add onion..we make with amli and gor..looks lovely, got to try with onion..

Umm Mymoonah

Nice curry Divya, you have a nice collection of curry dishes.

Rachana Kothari

A very delicious curry! lovely step by step pics!

Satya

hi divya,Birakya chana pappu kura is one of my family's favorite dish...my mom used to prepare this and after marriage i used to make it at my in-laws place which is new to them and they enjoyed a lot....ni kura chala bagundhi

Premalatha Aravindhan

simple and easy way of preparation,very healthy recipe.

Hamaree Rasoi

Very delish gravy...and healthy too..
Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Sonia (Nasi Lemak Lover)

your beautiful dhal remind me i have so long did not cook dhal, must cook it fast.

Sushma Mallya

That looks very nice & delicious..

Aruna Manikandan

Healthy delicious curry dear :-)

SathyaSridhar

Wooow,,easy n yummy kootu dear...looks perfect dear sure it will taste good alone in hot rice..

Life is beautiful!!!

Divya, a nice proteinaceous dish. Looks lovely.

Panchpakwan

Simple and healthy curry..

GayathriRaj

Hey Divya i have the same combi in my blog....but slightly diff way of preparing it....but urs is also too good...one of my fav one...

Padhu

Simple and tasty side dish

divya

Thanks Dear Friennds......Your comments are very encouraging n motivating for me...;)

Sai Kiran

the way u made is very easy .Right now I will do.

happu honey

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beerakaya pachadi

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