Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Bottle Gourd with Bengal gram


1/2cup bengal gram (soaked 1hrs)
1.5cup bottle gourd peeled n medium sliced.
3-4 garlic
1/2inch ginger
1 tomato
whole spices(1inch cinnamon,3-4 cloves,4-5 pepper,2red chillies,1green cardmom)
1/2tsp Cumin seeds
1/2tsp coriander powder
1/2tsp chilli powder
1/2tsp turmeric powder
pinch of asafoetida 
2tbsp Oil 


  • In cooker heat oil.add whole spices and cumin seeds.after 2min add onion,ginger,garlic.saute till onion become golden.
  • Add tomato pieces and all spices.cook for 4-5 minutes.
  • Add gram and  bottle add 1.5 cup water.cook and garnish with green coriander.
  • Serve hot with rice or paratha.

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