Prep Time :10 mins
Cooking Time : 25 mins
Serve : 2
Ridge gourd - 500 gms
Bengal gram / chana dal - 50 gms
Finely chopped onion - 1
Whole red chilly - 1
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp
Salt - to taste
Oil - 2 tbsp
Soak Bengal gram/chana dal for 3 - 4 hours and strain it.
Peel and wash ridge gourd and chop it.
Heat oil in a pressure cooker'
Add cumin seeds and whole red chilly to crackle.
Add chopped onion and saute until dark brown.
Add ridge gourd ,Bengal gram,turmeric powder and cover the lid and steam it.
When cooker release the whistle simmer the flame for ten mins.
Once cooled open the lid an d cook for 5 -7 mins till water absorb it.
Add salt and cook for 5 mins.
Serve with steamed rice.