Lauki Chana Dal

A healthy treat for all – Bengal gram cooked with bottle gourd. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Lauki Chana Dal
Main Ingredients Split Bengal gram (chana dal)
Cuisine Punjabi
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Lauki Chana Dal

  • 2 cups Split Bengal gram (chana dal) boiled


  1. Place gram, garlic, ginger, onion, green chilli, gourd, salt and turmeric powder in a pressure cooker.
  2. Add 2-3 cups water, cover and pressure cook for 7-8 whistles.
  3. Remove from heat and let it stand, uncovered. To make tempering, heat ghee in a non-stick pan.
  4. Add cumin seeds, asafoetida and let seeds crackle.
  5. Add tomatoes and cook till they are pulpy. Add red chilli powder, switch off heat and mix well.
  6. When the pressure reduces, remove lid of pressure cooker and mash gram mixture.
  7. Transfer cooked gram in a serving dish and pour tempering on top.
  8. Serve hot garnished with coriander sprigs.

Nutrition Info

Calories 2057
Carbohydrates 272.9
Protein 87.5
Fat 68.4
Other Fiber 77.9gm