Iyengar Dishes

Hirekayi Thove

12:06 PM

Toor Dal (yellow lentils)- 1 cup
Hirekayi / Ridge Gourd - 1 (Peel and chop the hirekayi into cubes)
Tamarind paste - 1/2 tsp
Sambar or Yengai Powder (vangibath pd) - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Jaggery to taste
Grated coconut - 2 tsp
Lemon juice - 1 tsp
Coriander leaves - 1 tsp

  1. Wash the toor dal adding enough water, add a pinch of turmeric and pressure cook about 3 whistles.
  2. Take a pan add 1/2 cup water
  3. Add hirekayi cubes and a pinch of salt into water. Boil till hirekayi soft
  4. Add dal into hirekayi
  5. Add sambar or yengai pd, tamarind, salt, jaggery stir well
  6. Add coconut boil for few minutes
  7. Switch off the hob. Add lemon juice stir well
  8. Garnish coriander leaves
Serve with rice
This is my entry for JFI - Toor Dal hosted by Out Of The Garden
More Toor dal recipes I have already posted :

Dal Palak

Dal Fry

Kolamb (Kottu)

Molagai Kolamb

Dal Patice ( Parpu onde)

Dal Dosa


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