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Bottle Gourd Curry Recipe

Bottle Gourd Curry Recipe / दाल लौकी /Calabash /Opo squash

It’s comforting healthy food for babies and adults made with Indian lentils and tempered with cumin seeds. It is also best  SOUP IN WINTER SEASON.

 Ingredients :

Bottle Gourd -1 (Peeled & Cut the Cubes)

Split yellow Toor dal/Tuvar Dal – 1/2 Cup

Split Red Lentils / Masoor Dal (- 1/2 cup

Green Chilly – 1-2

Turmeric Powder – 1/4 Tsp

Salt – To Taste

For Tadka:

Hing – 2 Pinch
Garlic Pods – 8
Red Chily – 3
Cumin Seeds – 1/4 Tsp
Mustard Seeds – 1/4 sp
Curry Leaves – 3 Strings
Oil – 2 Tsp

Preparation Method :

1. Clean the Toor Dal With Water after Add Water & Soak for 30 Minutes.

2.  Sliced Bottle Gourd

Bottle Gourd Curry Recipe

3. After Keep it in a Flame then add Green Chili, Tomato, Sliced Bottlegourd and Turmeric. then Add Required Water & Keep a Lid Upto 3-4 Whistles.

3. After Remove the Pressure Open the Lid then Mash The Dal With Spatula.

Tempering ( Tadka ):

1.  Take a Kadhai. Add little Oil , Crushed Garlic Pods, Mustard Seeds, Cumin Seeds, Curry Leaves, Red Chilies and asafoetida ( Hing / Kayam)

Bottle Gourd Curry Recipe

2. Add  Dal.

Bottle Gourd Curry Recipe

Bottle Gourd Curry Recipe is Ready Now.

Serve With Hot Rice or Rotis and pickle.


Before tadka remove lentils -veg soup it is best for baby.

You can add Chana lentils/ Dal for this recipe and more spices to make Bottle Gourd Curry Recipe more flavourful.

Hope you all like it. Do share your feedback and suggestions .. Will wait for your words ..



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