Lau Munger Dal Ghonto | How to make Lau Munger Dal Ghonto

By Rushdah Humaira  |  9th May 2018  |  
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About Lau Munger Dal Ghonto Recipe

Ghonto is a Bengali preparation of vegetables cooked in very less spices. My mom makes it more flavourful.

Lau Munger Dal Ghonto

Ingredients to make Lau Munger Dal Ghonto

  • bottle gourd 1
  • Yellow moong dal 1/2 cup (roasted)
  • Bori (dry lentil dumplings) 1/4 cup
  • mustard oil 1tbsp
  • Bengali five spice 1/4tsp
  • Dry red chilli 2 whole
  • turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
  • cumin powder 1/2 tsp
  • salt to taste
  • sugar 1 tsp
  • 2 whole green chillies
  • 1/4 cup fresh coriander chopped
  • 1 tbsp ghee or clarified butter

How to make Lau Munger Dal Ghonto

  1. Heat oil in a pan, fry the dumplings and keep aside.
  2. In the same oil, add paanch phoron and dried red chillies. Once it splutters, add the chopped bottle gourd and stir for 1-2 minutes.
  3. Keep the flame low. Add roasted dal and dry spices along with salt and sugar.
  4. Cover and cook for 5-7 minutes. The bottle gourd will release enough water. Add extra water only if required.
  5. When the bottle gourd is partially cooked, add the dumplings and whole green chillies. Cook for another 2-3 minutes or till the bottle gourd is done.
  6. Switch off the flame, add chopped coriander and ghee and mix.
  7. Serve Lau Munger Ghonto with steamed rice.

Reviews for Lau Munger Dal Ghonto (1)

Shelly Sharmaa year ago

Simply awesome.