Tinday aur Channa dal ki subzi
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Preparation Time - 20 mins
- 1 cup channa dal
- 2-3 medium sized apple gourd (tinday)
- 1-2 dry red chili
- 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
- 1 bay leaf
- 1 inch cinnamon
- 2 tsp oil
- 1/5 tsp turmeric
- salt to taste
Preparation - Wash and soak the channa dal for 2-3 hour so that it gets cooked easily.
Peel and chop the tinday into medium sized pieces. The onion needs to be chopped into small pieces.
Cooking - Wash the channa dal and boil in a pressure cooker for 3 whistles. Keep aside.
Heat the oil in a wok. Add the pancha-phutana, red chillis, cinnamon and bay leaf. Follow with the chopped onion pieces.
Fry till the onions turn translucent. Add the chopped tinda along with a little salt and cook for 5-6 mins till half done.
Add the channa dal, bring to a boil and let it simmer for a few mins or till the vegetable is completely cooked through.
Remove from flame and serve hot with rotis/parathas .