Adding a pulse with your vegetable helps make it a complete meal ! This dish is very flavorful making it a very delicious way to incorporate your proteins and vegetables together.
Pressure cook 2 tbsp masoor dal and keep aside.
Take a kadhai, and heat 2 tsp oil.
Add 1/8th hing, 1/4th tsp jeera, 1/4th tsp chopped garlic, 1/4th cup julienne onion and mix well.
When the onions turn translucent, add 1/4th cup chopped tomato and mix again.
After the tomatoes are mixed well, add 1/8th tsp haldi, 1/4th tsp red chilli powder, a little water and stir.
Then add 1/2 cup chopped bottle gourd and mix well.
Add a little water and allow to simmer.
Once start to simmer, add 2 tbsp cooked masoor dal and stir.
Finally season with 1/4th tsp salt and add 1 tsp coriander leaves. Mix well
Serve hot with chapatti.