LAU DIYE MOOGER DAL (Bottle gourd with moong daal)


Yellow Moong daal – 1 cup
Lau/Bottle gourd/ Lauki(cut in big cubes) – (1/2 Kg)
Turmeric powder – 1 tsp
Jeera/cumin seeds – 1 tsp
Bay leaves – 2
Whole dry red chili – 2
Oil – 2 tbsp
Salt to taste

Boil moong dal,lau,turmeric,salt in a vessel untill dal and lau cooked nicely.
Now take a pan and heat oil,add jeera,whole chili,bay leaves let it splutter then pour the cooked dal in.Adjust the seasoning and let it boil for 15-20 minutes.
Serve hot with Steamed rice.