Bottle gourd Kootu



Channa Dhal/Bengal gram: 1 cup

Bottle gourd (small size): one - diced

Salt: per your taste

Roast &  grind:

Dry red chilis: 6 num

Cumin: 1 tsp

Urad dhal: 1tsp

Coconut: 1/4 cup (Do not roast)


Oil: 1 tsp

Mustard seeds: 1 tsp

Curry leaves: few leaves

Method to prepare:

Cook the channa dhal in pressure cooker, leave 4 whistles.

Dry roast all the ingredients except coconut and grind with coconut.

Add the ground paste and bottle gourd to dhal, adjust the salt and leave for an  another whistle sound in pressure cooker.

Now, add the seasonning and serve with rice or rotis.