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.

4 comments:

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 event...you 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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