Medium bottle gourd,
peeled and cut into medium cubes ½
Salt to taste
Medium tomato, finely
leaves, chopped 2 tsps + to garnish
Heat oil in a deep
non-stick pan, add cumin seeds, garlic and ginger and saute till fragrant.
Add onion, green chilli
and bottle gourd and mix well. Add salt and turmeric powder and mix well and saute for 2-3 minutes.
Add tomato and mix
well. Cook till tomato softens a little. Add split pigeon peas and split Bengal gram and mix. Add 1 cup water and mix well. Let the mixture come to a boil and continue to cook till bottle gourd is done.
Add coriander leaves,
mix and turn off heat.
Transfer into a serving
bowl, garnish with ginger, green chillies and coriander leaves and serve hot.