Tur dal / Kandi Pappu-1 cup
Dosakaya / Yellow Cucumber-1 1/2 cubes
Green chillies-3 to 4 nos (slit lengthwise)
Onions- 1 nos chopped (optional)
Tomato-1 nos chopped (optional)
Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
Red chilli powder-1/2 tsp
Salt to t aste
Water- 2 cups
For Seasoning / Tadka:
Mustard seeds-1 tsp
Cumin sees-1/2 tsp
Garlic cloves-3 to 4 no cut into pieces (optonal)
Red chillies -3 nos de-seed and tear
Wash the dosakaya.Peel the skin and remove the seeds,cut into small cubes.
In a pressure cooker,place dal,cubed dosakaya cbues,onions,tomatoes,green chillies,turmeric powder,and red chilli powder.
Add 2 cups of water and pressure cook upto 3 to 4 whistles.
Heat oil in a heavy bottomed vessel,add mustards seeds and as they pop uo,add the cumin seeds ,garlic ,red chillies and curry leaves and hing stir fry for a few second.
Now add the cooked dal and salt to it combine well..Cook on slow to medium flame for a few mt till you get the consistency of your choice.
Serve with white rice.