Friday, August 1, 2008

Italian Squash Dal / Tovve




Ingredients:

Green gram dal/Heserubele - 1 cup
Italian Squash - 1 medium (cut into cubes)
Coconut grated - 2 tbsp
Lemon Juice - 2 tbsp
Salt to taste


For seasoning:

Ghee - 1 tbsp
Green chillies - 3-4
Ginger grated - 1/2 tsp
Pepper powder - 1/4 tsp
Red Chilli - 1-2 nos
Mustard seeds -1/2 tsp
Black gram -1/4 tsp
Jeera -1/2 tsp
Curry leaves - 3-4
Turmeric - 1/2 tsp
Coriander leaves - 1 tsp

Method:

Cut the Italian Squash and boil till tender.Keep it aside.Fry Green gram for 2-3 mins till the green gram is hot to touch(don't fry too much).After it cools down, pressure cook with 2 cups of water.

Add the cooked dal,seasonings to the boiled Squash.Boil for 10 minutes and add Lemon juice and coriander leaves

This Tovve goes well with Rice and Chapati.
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