Lauki Chana Dal Sabji (Dudhi Chana Dal)
Lauki Chana Dal Sabji is one of the common house hold name in India. This healthy and tasty Lauki Chana Dal Sabji is quite famous in almost all over India. This healthy curry dish has both vegetable and lentil, perfectly goes well with roti, phulka, any Indian flat bread or hot steamed rice to make complete meal.
Recipe type: Sabji & Curry
Cuisine: Indian
  • 1 medium sized Lauki/Dudhi/Bottle Gourd
  • ½ cup Chana Dal/Split Bengal Gram
  • 1 medium sized Onion Finely Chopped
  • 1 medium Tomato Chopped
  • 1 tsp Ginger Paste
  • 1 tsp Garlic Paste
  • 1 tsp Red Chili Powder
  • ½ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1 tbsp Kasuri Methi
  • ½ tsp Cumin Seeds
  • ¼ tsp Mustard Seeds
  • Pinch of Hing/Asafoetida
  • 2 Tbsp Oil
  • Salt
  • Chopped Coriander Leaves for Garnishing
  1. Wash and soak dal for 40-45 min, then drain the dal and keep aside.
  2. Peel lauki and cut into cubes.
  3. Heat oil into a presser cooker. Add cumin seeds, mustard seeds, once seeds pops up then add pinch of hing.
  4. Add chopped onion and stir till it becomes golden brown. Add ginger-garlic paste and again sauté it.
  5. Add chopped tomatoes, chili powder, turmeric, garam masala, salt and stir fry until tomato pieces become little bit soft, do not overcook.
  6. Now add the drained chana dal, copped lauki, 1 cup water and mix it well, cover the lid of pressor cooker and cook it for 4-5 whistle on medium flame.
  7. Once done, let the pressor cooker cool down, and then remove the lid. Now add kasuri methi, chopped coriander leaves and mix it.
  8. Lauki Chana Dal Sabji is ready, serve it with roti or steamed rice along with salad or raita.
• You can use potato cubes or other veggies into this curry along with lauki.
• If sabjj has more liquid, then you can boil it for few minutes and vaporize the water.
Recipe by Binjal's VEG Kitchen at