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Turai Aur Moong Ki Dal

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Ridge gourd, moong dal and masalas pressure cooked.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Preparation Time : 11-15 minutes

Cooking time : 16-20 minutes

Servings : 4

Turai Aur Moong Ki Dal

Main Ingredients

Ridge gourd (turai), Split green gram skinless (dhuli moong dal)




Main Course-Veg

Level Of Cooking



  • Ridge gourd (turai) peeled
    250 grams
  • Split green gram skinless (dhuli moong dal) soaked
    1 cup
  • Oil
    2 tablespoons
  • Onions
    2 medium
  • Cumin seeds
    1 teaspoon
  • Mustard seeds
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Asafoetida
    a pinch
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Coriander powder
    2 tablespoons
  • Turmeric powder
    1/4 teaspoon
  • Garam masala powder
    1 tablespoon
  • Red chilli powder
    1 1/2 tablespoons
  • Green chillies halved
  • Ginger paste
    1 teaspoon


Step 1

Heat oil in a pressure cooker. Slice onions.

Step 2

Add cumin seeds, mustard seeds and onions to the oil in the cooker and sauté. Add asafoetida and moong dal and mix.

Step 3

Cut turai into big cubes and add. Add salt, coriander powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder, red chilli powder, green chillies and mix well.

Step 4

Add 2 tbsps water and mix well. Add ginger paste and mix.

Step 5

Cover the cooker and cook under pressure till 1 whistle is given out. Switch off heat and let the mixture remain in the cooker for 10 minutes.

Step 6

Serve hot with chapatti.

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