Beerakaya senaga pappu kura / ridgegourd with channa dal curry

Main Dish
2 servings
15 min
20 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 2
Beerakaya (ridge gourd)-2 nos

Channa Dal-1/2 cup

Onions-1 nos

Green Chillis-3 nos

Tomato-1 big nos

Turmeric powder-1 teaspoon

Mustard seeds-1/2 teaspoon

Cumin seeds-1/2 teaspoon

Hing- 1 pinch

Curry leaves-few

Red chilli powder-1 teaspoon


  • Wash channa dal and soak in water for half an hour. Wash and peel skin of the ridge gourd and cut into small pieces.
  • Heat a oil in a pressure cooker pan.When oil is hot add cumin seeds, mustard seeds, they pops up now add hing,green chilis and curry leaves fry for 1 minutes.
  • Now add onions fry for 3 minutes,add tomato pieces and soaked channa dal fry for 5 minutes.
  • Now add ridge gourd pieces mix well and add turmeric powder,chilli pwder,salt to it mix well.
  • Now add 1/2 cup of water mix well and pressure cook it for 3 whistles.
  • Wait till the pressure goes off.
  • Serve with rice or roti.


Beerakaya Senaga Pappu Kura / RidgeGourd With Channa Dal Curry, photo 1Beerakaya Senaga Pappu Kura / RidgeGourd With Channa Dal Curry, photo 2

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