Bharva gilki (sponge gourd) | How to make Bharva gilki (sponge gourd)

By Varsha Saraf  |  1st Jul 2017  |  
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About Bharva gilki (sponge gourd) Recipe

Soft and yummy gilki in a stuffed form, to be served with some roti or rice.

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Bharva gilki (sponge gourd)

Ingredients to make Bharva gilki (sponge gourd)

  • Gilki thin n small one 5-6
  • onion 3 finely chopped
  • ginger 1/2 inch
  • garlic 5-6 cloves
  • cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
  • fennel seeds 1/2 tsp
  • mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
  • fenugreek seeds 4-5 seeds
  • Black cumin seeds (kalonji) 1/2 tsp
  • coriander seeds 1tbsp
  • Asafetida 1/4 tsp
  • salt to taste
  • turmeric pwd 1/4 tsp
  • red chilli pwd 1 tsp
  • coriander pwd 1 tsp
  • oil to fry

How to make Bharva gilki (sponge gourd)

  1. Peel the skin of gilki thinly and wash it. Cut gilki in finger size if they are too long and make a cut mark on a side of it for stuffing.
  2. Take a pan and dry roast fenugreek, fennel, coriander, cumin, mustard, kalonji seeds slightly and grind it in a mixer finely.
  3. Grind 1/2 onion , garlic and ginger together. Finely chop rest of the oNions.
  4. Now heat oil in a pan and add asafetida and chopped oNions, grind paste of onion, ginger , garlic and salt to taste. Stir till onion get soft. Now add seeds dry masala which we grinded earlier and turmeric , red chilli, coriander pwd. Keep stirring till oil separates.
  5. When the stuffing gets cool, fill the stuffing in gilki gently.. make sure gilki doesn't break.
  6. Half of the stuffing will be left after filling in gilki.
  7. Now heat 2 tbsp of oil in a flat pan and place gilki on the pan in a manner that stuffed portion should be downward.
  8. Pour the rest of the stuffing upon gilki.
  9. Close the lid and let the gilki cooked on a low flame
  10. Then after 7-8 mins turn the stuffed gilki gently.. not stirring too much.
  11. When the gilki will be cooked oil will seperates
  12. Serve hot bharva gilki with tawa roti and rice.

Reviews for Bharva gilki (sponge gourd) (2)

Varsha Sarafa year ago

Thanks and surely u try it :blush: astha gulati

Astha Gulatia year ago

I will surely try this.

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