Friday, April 2, 2010
Replacing Carbohydrate loaded 'Potatoes' with light & health friendly ' Lauki/Dudhi/Squash' is one of the biggest weight loss triggers, try it ..
I had a Pav Bhaaji with Mashed Lauki instead of potatoes & it was so tough to tell the difference & it works wonders on your weight loss program ...
Try replacing dudhi instead of potatoes in all your potato recipes for 6 months & you will see miracle results in weight loss
RECIPE SERVES 2
3 cups lauki / dudhi / squash ( choose a fresh green squash, peel, cut in cubes )
1/4 cup chana dal (soak in 2 cups of water for 30 mins before adding to the sabzi)
1 tomato finely chopped
2 tablespoons oil for vaghaar, 1 teaspoon rai, pinch of hing, 1 tablespoon Garlic paste, 2 teaspoons salt (to taste), 4-5 teaspoons red chilli powder (depending on how spicy you want), 1 tablespoon dhaanajeeru
1 tablespoon Tamarind khatta meetha chutney (optional)
1/4 cup fresh cut cilantro for garnish
Soak 1/4 cup chana dal in 2 cups water for 30 minutes. While dal is soaking, make preparations for the sabzi.
Peel, cut lauki in cubes. 1 tomato - chop fine
After 30 mins, heat oil for vaghaar in cooker pan. Once it heats, add 1 teaspoon rai, pinch of hing, 1 tablespoon Garlic paste
Add the lauki, tomatoes, soaked chana dal with all the water thats in it.
Add spices - 2 teaspoons salt (to taste), 4-5 teaspoons red chilli powder (depending on how spicy you want), 1 tablespoon dhaanajeeru
Close the cooker pan, on medium high flame, cook to 4 whistles.
Let cooker cool completely, open, mix. If you like a slightly khatta meetha sabzi, you can add 1 tablespoon Tamarind khatta meetha chutney.
Garnish with fresh cut cilantro.
Serve hot with chapati, parathas ..
Prepare & enjoy !!!
Posted by falguni at 11:38 AM