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Ghiya bharta

dr.garima singh
15 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
3 People
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ABOUT Ghiya bharta RECIPE

Ghiya cooked with simple spices.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Sauteeing
  • Main Dish
  • Vegan

Ingredients Serving: 3

  1. Ghiya(bottlegourd)-1 small size
  2. 1 onion finely chopped
  3. 1 inch of ginger finely chopped
  4. 1 tomato finely chopped
  5. 2 Green chillies finely chopped
  6. Cumin seeds 1 tbspn
  7. Turmeric pd 1/2 teaspoon
  8. Coriander pd 1/2 teaspoon
  9. Red chilli pd-1/2 teaspoon
  10. Garam masala-1/2 teaspoon
  11. Kasuri methi- 1 tbspn
  12. Salt
  13. Ghee 2 tbspn
  14. 1 cup of water


  1. Peel and grate(kaddukash) ghiya.
  2. Take a pan, add ghee..heat it and then add the cumin seeds.
  3. As the seeds crackle add ginger. cook for 1 minute and then add onion and saute till it becomes light pink.
  4. Then add all the spices with salt, cook for 1 minute and then add tomato and green chillies.
  5. Cook till the tomato becomes little mushy and then add the grated ghiya and mix well.
  6. Cover and cook for 5 minutes.
  7. After 5 min open and add the kasuri methi by rubbing between the palms, add little water, mix. cover and cook for another 20 min.
  8. Open and serve with roti or paranthas.

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Sonal sons
Sonal sons   Sep-24-2016

Harmandeep Kaur
Harmandeep Kaur   May-30-2016

Interesting recipe, love to see a picture of the same.

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