Friday, August 1, 2008

Italian Squash Dal / Tovve


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


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.


Ramya's Mane Adige said...

oh, I love thovve.... real comfort food !!

Vanamala said...

Wow looks nice. Perfect tove

LG said...

We love tovve with chapathi! Nice one..we have SWC-Karnataka Cuisine can look for details on my blog (on bele saaru post). Nice to see another kannadiga blog :)

Usha said...

Hey this is my first visit to your blog you have a good one with good recipes.This squash dhal looks delicious and your pineapple kesari below looks yummy:)

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