Moong Dal diye Lau Ghonto

"A Bengali style easy side dish that tastes fabulous. It is an ideal choice for kids and elderly person due to immense health benefits of bottle gourd."
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Prep time 10mins
Cook time 15mins
Serves or Makes: 4

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  • 1 pieces medium Bottle Gourd
  • 1 pieces Potato Cubes (perboiled)
  • 1 teaspoons Turmeric Powder
  • 4 teaspoon Moong Dal / Yellow Lentil
  • 1 teaspoons Cumin Powder
  • 1 teaspoons Garam Masala Powder
  • 1 cups Mustard Oil
  • To Taste Salt
  • To Taste Sugar


  • Step 1

    Dry Roast the Moong Dal/Yellow Lentil. Wash them thoroughly after frying.

  • Step 2

    Put mustard oil in pan. Put the potato cubes for frying. Add the Dal. Toss everything.

  • Step 3

    Scrap the skin of bottle gourd. Cut it into shreds. Put it in pan.

  • Step 4

    Add 1 tsp turmeric powder, salt to taste, 1 Tsp Cumin Powder. Mix everything.

  • Step 5

    Add 1 tsp Sugar. Cover with a lid and cook for few minutes in low flame.

  • Step 6

    Toss again after few minutes. Sprinkle 1 Tsp Garam Masala Powder and finish cooking.

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