Mochar ghonto | How to make Mochar ghonto

By Sreemoyee Bhattacharjee  |  12th Feb 2018  |  
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About Mochar ghonto Recipe

A bengali delicacy made with banana flowers, a delicious curry to be served with just some steamed rice.

Mochar ghonto is an aromatic, flavorful and delicious dish which is very much popular in West Bengal. The name itself get juices flowing in your mouth and this dish has a heavenly experience in every bite. When Mochar ghonto is cooked perfectly it can turn into a dish beyond excellence. It is a recipe of delight which no one can resist. You can try this amazing Mochar ghonto at the restaurants and you can also prepare it at your home. People of different region prepare this dish differently according to their own taste. This quick and easy recipe requires only 60 minute for the preparation and 30 minute to cook it perfectly. On the Better Butter website, you can find the recipe of Mochar ghonto by Sreemoyee Bhattacharjee in step by step with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook the perfect Mochar ghonto at your home without any difficulties. Mochar ghonto is one of the representative dishes of West Bengal which you can serve in any special occasions.

Mochar ghonto

Ingredients to make Mochar ghonto

  • banana flower (chopped and boiled, strained) - 2 cups
  • Diced potatoes - 1
  • Grated coconut - 1/2 cup
  • Boiled kala chana - 1 cup
  • ginger paste - 1 tsp
  • turmeric powder - 1 tsp
  • chilly powder - 1 tsp
  • jeera powder - 1 tsp
  • salt
  • cumin seeds - 1 tsp
  • bay leaf - 1
  • Dry red chillies - 2
  • ghee/refined oil

How to make Mochar ghonto

  1. Heat a kadhai, add ghee/oil followed by jeera seeds, dry red chillies and bay leaf.
  2. Then add the diced potatoes and fry for sometime. Now add the ginger paste followed by powdered masalas and salt.
  3. Add the boiled chana and give it a mix.
  4. Now add the grated coconut and cook for few minutes.
  5. Add the chopped, boiled and strained banana flowers and mix. Add ample amount of water and bring it to boil and cook till water is almost dried up.
  6. Check for salt, add a little more ghee, a little sugar and serve.

My Tip:

The peeling and picking of the banana flower is little time taking and probably can't be explained in writing, but basic

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