Friday, March 7, 2014

PETHA CHANA DAAL


INGREDIENTS:
1) 1 cup Chana Daal
2) 1/2 Kg Petha/ Pumpkin
3) 1/2 Teaspoon garam Masala
4) salt to taste
5) 1/2 Teaspoon Jeera/Cumin Seeds
6) 1/2 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
7) 1/4 Teaspoon Turmeric powder
8) 2 Tablespoon Oil

PREPARATION TIME: 15 mins

HOW TO PREPARE:
* Soak the chana daal overnight or for atleast 5 hrs in water
* Peel and cut the pumpkin into small pieces, keep aside
* In a wok, add oil and crackle some jeera seeds
* Add turmeric and pumpkin pieces, saute for few minutes
* Add water and cook covered till pumpkin goes soft
* Mash the pumpkin in the wok, with a masher
* Add Salt, red chilli, garam masala and saute for few minutes
* Add Soaked chana daal and mix well, saute till no water left in wok
* Garnish with fresh coriander and serve hot with paranthas or chapatis


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