Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Lauki Anardana Dal Curry

I couldnt stop myself adding anardana seed powder in my recipes nowadays,i love the slight tanginess given by this anardana seed powder whenever they are added in a dish..This time i tried out this dal with lauki, few spices along with moongdal,masoor dal... this dal curry tastes awesome with slight tanginess and goes prefect for lunch with rice and papads, loved this dal and enjoyed even with rotis for our dinner..I prepared a special spice powder by dry roasting coriander seeds, peppercorns, cumin seeds, dry red chillies, grated coconut and anardana powder..This spice powder spiced up prefectly this dal curry and turned out this dal bit dark coz of the addition of anardana seed powder...Sending this dal curry to CWS-Anardana Seeds guest hosted by Jayasri,event by me..

Lauki Anardana Dal Curry

2cups Bottlegourd (chopped)
1/2cup Moongdal
1/4cup Masoor dal
1no Onion (chopped)
1no Tomato (chopped)
2nos Green chillies (slit opened)
1/4tsp Turmeric powder
1/2tsp Garam masala powder
1tsp Mustard seeds, urad dal
Few curry leaves
Salt
Oil
Water

To Dry roast &Grind:
1tbsp Coriander seeds
1tsp Peppercorns
1tsp Cumin seeds
2nos Dry red chillies
2tbsp Grated coconut
2tsp Anardana powder
1/2tsp Asafoetida powder

Dry roast all the ingredients in simmer and grind as fine powder..Meanwhile take the washed moongdal, masoor dal, chopped bottlegourd pieces, chopped onions,  chopped tomatoes,slit opened green chillies in a pressure cooker with enough water and turmeric powder,cook upto 3whistles and put off the stove, once the steam get released add enough grounded spice powder,salt,garam masala and cook in simmer for few minutes, finally lets splutters the mustard seeds, urad dal, curry leaves and add immediately the tempered spices to the cooking dals..

Enjoy with rice or rotis..

55 comments:

  1. this is one yummy recipe--- u rock priya!

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  2. Love any Kootu, for its so easy to make them and they taste Delicious and healthy!!! never tried adding any extra spices to them!!!! think i shud start experimenting!!! :)

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  3. It looks delicious and easy to prepare..yum yum..

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  4. Nice combination of vegetables and dal... Must be a flavourful dal.

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  5. Wow! It's a very flavourful curry! So nice!

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  6. The curry looks just perfect and yum. Would love to have this with steamed rice :)

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  7. Priya, I am drooling over that curry! Never used anardhana powder, but will be soon!

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  8. Hey Priya.. love the dal. I should get some anardana powder now. Haven't actually used any myself yet. This recipe looks good.

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  9. the dal should be very aromatic and i like the creamy texture of the dal

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  10. Lauki and annardhana great combination priya looks yummmm.

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  11. Lauki dal Curry looks awesome. Looks indeed very delicious.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  12. Dal looks delicious..
    also seems quick to prepare..


    Chanchal
    RecipeRaaga

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  13. wow the curry has gr8 texture priya.....

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  14. What a perfect curry. It is easy enough that even I can make it :-). It really looks and sounds delicious. I hope you are having a great day. Blessings...Mary

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  15. Tangy spicy dal.I too add anardana to dal as well as bharthaa.Looks great Priya

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  16. wow.. that dish is so inviting. Not sure whether we get anardana seeds here in Delhi. Have to look..

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  17. lovely comfort food Priya..I am sure anardaana gives it a beautiful taste!

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  18. Nice perfect dal and lauki combo. Love it.

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  19. Droolz..that sounds very tempting..just need to add some hot steamed rice, ghee n papad and you are all set :)!

    US Masala

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  20. DAL AND LAUKI IS REALY MAKE DELICIOUS BY ADDING ANARDANA
    U ARE RARE I DNOT SEE SO EFFICIENT AND ACTVE BLOGGER ADMIRE U AND LEARN FROM U

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  21. Very delicious looking dal.Anandana is a yum addition!

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  22. delicious dal curry...healthy combo...

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  23. It looks so delicious....and a great, healthy meal!

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  24. Simple, healthy and tasty curry..

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  25. Flavourful and tangy dhal...A mouth watering dhal...

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  26. healthy recipe, love the ingredients.......pomegranate powder, bottle gourd, yummy

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  27. பெயரும் ரெசிபியும் நல்லாயிருக்கு...

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  28. Wow what a delicious curry .Must have tastes awesome!

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  29. that is a lovely veg curry.... never tried anardana powder...ur post is making me want to buy some! have added to my list for the next grocery shopping!

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  30. Lovely dal curry dear. But, please correct me if I am wrong, did you mean to say "AWED - Anardana Seeds" or "CWS - Anardana Seeds". Sorry for being picky.

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  31. Delicious looking dal..Great combo with veggies & dal!

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  32. a delicious dal. makes a perfect curry for rice:)

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  33. Looks really yummy..even I love adding anardana in curries n dals..

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  34. Owh my my!!! Don't know what to say Priya!! Am inviting myself to ur place!!! :D

    Dear, I have an award for U. Pls accept from my blog ya! :D

    http://love2cook-msia.blogspot.com/2010/11/my-birthday-gift-award.html

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  35. Dhal looks yummy. I don't get anardhana seeds or powder at my place..

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  36. Absolutely delicious and comforting!

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  37. this is very new for me...they look yum!

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  38. Lovely entry priya thanks for sending.., I should try out this sometime soon

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