Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Lau Mung Sukto

I crossed this yummy and easy breezy curry with bottlegourd and moongdal at Sunanda's space, this dish immediately attracted my attention coz its quite easy and completely new curry for me, with less ingredients i never thought of making this delicious lau mung sukto ever before...As i love to cook different dishes everyday and i never stopped making varieties of dishes from other cuisines, this sukto was truly prefect for me to try..This sukto gets ready in less time and tastes super prefect when served with rice..I cooked this sukto in pressure cooker which helps a lot for quick cooking, serve this sukto with rice and pickles you will definitely enjoy this mild dal curry...Thanks to Sunanda for sharing this easy bottlegourd moongdal curry,am sending this lau mung sukto to Flavors of Bengal guest hosted by Priya,event by Nayna..

Lau mung sukto

2cups Bottlegourd (cubed)
1cup Moongdal
1tbsp Ginger (grated)
1tsp Turmeric powder
3nos Green chillies
1tsp Mustard seeds
2nos Bay leaves
2nos Dry red chillies
Salt
1/2tsp Sugar
Few coriander leaves

Cook the moongdal in pressure cooker upto 2 hisses with salt until they turns soft,once the steam get released, add the cubed bottlegourd,turmeric powder and cook with lid closed until the bottlegourd pieces get well cooked..

In a small pan, fry the bayleaves, dry red chillies and mustard, add this tempered spices to the cooking dal, now add the green chillies,grated ginger and sugar and cook everything for few minutes..Add the coriander leaves and put off the stove..

Serve hot with rice and pickles or papads..


41 comments:

  1. Delicious moongdal and bottle gourd curry. simple but awesome.

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  2. i too cook bottle gourd with moongdal in bit similar way...very healthy recipe...the color rocks...delicious gravy nice to go with rice n dosa.

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  3. Absolutely love it Priya, great job and thanks for linking it to our event :)

    Please do send it for "flavors of bengal" event as well :)

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  4. Simple but delicious sukto priya.

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  5. This looks inviting and yummy...

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  6. Beautiful looking dish...lovely yellow

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  7. I always make lauki chana dal never tried it with moong dal, sounds great ~ looks super delicious n comfy!
    US Masala

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  8. Yummy looking dal and lauki preparation.Love the deep color!

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  9. Wonderful curry with moongdal and lauki!

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  10. Interesting name..curry looks great..delicious!!

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  11. Looks so tempting...Lovely pic...

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  12. Love the color.. never tried with moong dhal.. will sure give it a try.

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  13. My mom sometimes makes this moong dal and bottle gourd combination. Yours is a little bit different in preparation. The name sounds pretty interesting :-)

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  14. we usually cook this dish without the bayleaves and sugar in nellai area.

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  15. I have never tried a sukto before. Yours looks very tempting. Will try this in the next available opportunity :)

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  16. Bottleguard curry looks great and delicious.

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  17. I love the flavor bay leaves add to dishes!

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  18. Although I don't make it very often, it is a very common dish. We make it the same way but use garlic instead of ginger and don't use bay leave.

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  19. Great combination of spices and taste.

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  20. This looks inviting and yummy...

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  21. I never tried this way...looks delicious..:)
    Tasty Appetite

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  22. looks so yummy. never tried this recipe before...i am feeling terribly hungry here.

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  23. Very delicious and mouthwatering recipe.Lovely presentation.

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  24. Never tried lauki with moong dal..sounds delicious!

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  25. Looks so delicious, love the tempering with chili on the top.

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  26. Love the name Priya... Delicious but simple curry...

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  27. Love this dish da..looks very comforting and colorful :)

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  28. This is really so easy to make..What a bright yellow colour it has...I am a happy follower of your blog...Please check my blog and please follow me..


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  29. This is a wonderful curry; I have never had bottle gourd (I don't think) but I am intrigued by the new flavors.

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  30. gr8 curry to give rice or rotis

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  31. Looks healthy & delicious!!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  32. What a pleasant looking dish .. yum

    Vardhini
    VardhinisKitchen

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  33. Wow! it looks perfect dear...Thanks for trying this and appreciating it...

    Sunanda's Kitchen

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  34. Make this dal-lauki very often!!

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  35. Very easy to make and just perfect for hot summer days..never made it though..will try soon

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