Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Zucchini with Moong dal

1-2 zucchini1/2 cup moong dal(green gram pulse)
1 small sized chopped onion
5-6 garlic cloves coarsely chopped
3-4 green chillies chopped1tsp jeera(cumin seeds)
1 meduim sized tomato(optional)
Fresh corriander for garnishing
1/2 tspn turmeric
1tbpsn oil
pinch of asafoetida/hing
Salt as per taste

1. Pressure cook moong dal with 2cups of water,2 drops of oil, and turmeric.
2. Heat oil in thick bottomed pan, add jeera let it splutter then add chopped garlic, green chillies, chopped onion. cook them till they become translucent.
3.Add zucchini cubes, cook on medium heat till the zuchinis are soft.
4.Add cooked dal, add salt as per taste and boil for 6-7 minutes on a medium heat.
5.Garnish with fresh chopped corriander leaves.

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