Easy Dal and Lauki Curry

Easy Dal and Lauki Curry

Easy Dal and Lauki Curry

Ingredients needed to make Easy Dal and Lauki Curry:

1 Lauki / Bottle Gourd / Churrakka, chopped

1cup Dal ( I used Masoor Dal )

1/2 Onion, finely chopped

3-4 Garlic, peeled and mashed slightly

4-5 Green Chillies

Curry Leaves

2-3 Tomatoes, chopped

1tsp Turmeric Powder


Water, as needed

1tbsp Ghee / Oil

1tsp Mustard

1/4tsp Cumin / Jeera

2-3 Whole Dried Red Chillies

1/2tsp Asafoetida

Coriander Leaves, finely chopped

Easy Dal and Lauki Curry

Easy Dal and Lauki Curry


Into a pressure cooker add washed Dal, Lauki, Tomato, Green Chillies, Garlic, Turmeric, Salt and Curry Leaves.

Pour some Water and mix everything well.

Close the Cooker Β and let it cook.

Wait for Β 3 whistile and then remove from the flame.

Open the cooker only after the pressure inside the cooker is settled down, usually take 15mins.

Mix everything well.

Heat some Ghee in a pan and add Mustard Seeds.

Allow it to pop.

Add Cumin, Whole Red Chillies, Asafotedia and Curry leaves.

Mix everything well and carefully pour cooked Dal and Lauki.

Let everything boil together.

Taste and adjust the Salt if needed.

Sprinkle some Coriander Leaves and serve hot.

Easy Dal and Lauki Curry


Serve Easy Dal and Lauki Curry with Rice or Roti.


Try out Kerala style Ridge Gourd Dal Curry / Spinach CurryΒ 


For cooking video check:


Comments are closed.