This is baby bottle gourd and also known as indian opo squash .This recipe has my own procedure and spice mix to it.For making dals i make my own masala like crushing a garlic along with chilli powder.Today i added a tablespoon of powdered sesame seeds to it to give a different flvaour .
baby opo squash 4
1 cup toor dal
2 med size tomatoes
4 green chillies
turmeric 1/2 tsp
cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
dry red chillies 2
curry leaves a small sprig
mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
hing/asafoetida a pinch
oil 1 tsp
jeera methi powder(optional)
chilli powder 1 tbsp or to taste
garlic 2 pods
sesame seeds 1 tbsp
cut the opo squash,tomatoes into cubes.
Pressure cook toor dal,turmeric powder,tomatoes,green chillies,opo squash all together in 2 cups of water.
when it is done u can mash the dal or just stir well.add water if required.
add salt and chilli powder/spice mix.
make tadka and add this tadka to the cooked dal.
serve hot with any fried curries or papad.
take the sesame seeds into a mortar and make it into fine powder.
To this add crushed garlic and mash the garlic and add chilli powder to it.
mix well .
add this to the curry.
Monday, November 19, 2007
Posted by S at 1:09 AM