Bhopalyachi bhaji

Bhopalyachi bhaji


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About this recipe: This is a refreshing vegetarian dish of bhopla or bottle gourd, seasoned with typical Maharashtrian spices of cumin seeds, haldi and red chili powder. Enjoy with rice or chapatti.

Prajakta_Karanjkar Maharashtra, India

Serves: 3 

  • 2 tablespoons moong dal
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 2 teaspoons red chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon haldi powder
  • 2 cups chopped bhopala (bottle gourd)
  • Water as needed
  • Salt as needed

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Extra time:1hr soaking  ›  Ready in:1hr30min 

  1. Soak moong dal in water for 1 hour.
  2. Heat a pan with vegetable oil. Add cumin, red chili powder and haldi powder. Stir and mix.
  3. Now add moong dal and chopped bhopala.
  4. Then add 1/2 tablespoon of water and salt as needed.
  5. Cook until the dal gets soft.

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