Tortillas/chapathis - 4
Bottlegourd (peeled and diced) - 1 cup
Kadalai Paruppu/Channa dhall - 2 tablespoons
Mustard seeds - 1 teaspoon
Cumin seeds - 1 teaspoon
Turmeric powder -1/4 teaspoon
Chilli powder - 1/2 teaspoon
Coconut powder - 2 tablespoons
Asafoetida - 1 pinch
Salt to taste
Soak the channa dhall for atleast 30 minutes..Prepare the chapathis or tortillas..In a pan,add oil and season with mustar,cumin seeds and asafoetida..Once it starts spluttering,add the soaked and drained channa dhall..Allow it to cook for about 2 minutes..
Now add the diced bottlegourd,chilli powder,turmeric powder and salt..Add half a cup of water and allow it to cook for 5 to 7 minutes until the bottlegourd turns translucent and well cooked..Add the coconut powder and simmer for a minute or until the water evaporates..
To assemble:To one chapathi/tortilla place about 3 tablespoons of the vegetable and wrap it up from both sides..This can be had as such or garnished with sour cream and hot sauce..
Sending this off to Pooja's VOTW-Bottlegourd
and Global Kadai event hosted in my blog.