Channa - 100 gms
Lauki, cubed - 100 gms
Salt to taste
Onions - 1 small
Tomato - 1 medium
Red Chilli powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder a pinch
Cumin powder - 1 tsp
Oil - 1 tsp
How to make the Lauki Channa Dal
Soak Channa dal for atleast 30 mins. Pressure cook with salt and turmeric powder till soft. Remove and in the same pressure cooker, add oil. Add cumin seeds, then onions.
Once onions start turning colour, add tomatoes, chili powder and cook till tomatoes are soft.
Now add the lauki pieces and saute well. Once the lauki is well coated with masala, add the dal and 1/2 cup water and pressure cook for a whistle.
Once the pressure falls down, add coriander leaves and serve with rice.