Aug 27, 2008

Zuchini Molagootal

I have never tried molagootal with zuchini. But after visiting our relative's place, I wanted to try this time with zuchini. It came out really well and tasted good. Here is the recipe for molagootal.

Ingredients:-
  1. Zuchini - 2
  2. Snake Gourd - 1/2
  3. Toor dhall - 3 tbsp
  4. Moong dhall - 1/4 cup
  5. Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  6. Salt to taste
  7. Coconut - 2 tbsp
  8. Green chillies - 2 (acc to taste)
  9. Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
For seasoning:-
  1. Oil - 1 tsp
  2. Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp
  3. Urad dhall - 1/2 tsp
  4. Red chillies - 1
  5. curry leaves - few
  6. asafoetida powder - a pinch
Pressure cook Moong dhall and toor dhall adding a pinch of turmeric powder and keep it aside. Take a pan, put zuchini, snake gourd, add required amount of water, turmeric powder, salt and let it cook for 7 to 10 mts. In the mean time, grind coconut, green chillies and cumin seeds to fine paste and keep it aside. Do not over cook the vegetable. When its 3/4th done, add the grounded paste and add required amount of water and let it cook for another 3 mts. Now add the cooked dhall to it and let it cook for another 3 to 5 mts. Take a small pan, pre heat oil, add mustard seeds, when it splutters add urad dhall, red chillies, asafoetida powder and curry leaves and let it fry till golden brown. Pour it on top of molagootal. Enjoy it with white rice.
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