Directions Prep:10min › Cook:20min › Extra time:10min other › Ready in:40min
Peel and cut bottle gourd in small pieces.
Pressure cook the daal with 2 cups of water, salt and turmeric powder until done with the bottle gourd pieces. Wait for 10 minutes for the pressure to release.
Heat the oil in the pan, add panchforan and red chillies, allow to pop-up.
Add the ginger and bay leaf, stir for a minute.
Add the ghee and pour the daal over it.
Add the sugar and salt and heat the daal for a couple of minutes.
Serve with rice and bhajia-s.
Make panchforan by mixing in equal portions of mustard, kalonji, methi, fennel, and cumin seeds.