Ghoogni | How to make Ghoogni

By Aara Shaikh  |  5th May 2016  |  
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About Ghoogni Recipe

A very famous dish from the east of India that can be used as a wide dish for flat breads or as a base for chaats.

Ghoogni is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Ghoogni has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Aara Shaikh is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Ghoogni recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Ghoogni is 15 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 15 minutes. This is recipe of Ghoogni is perfect to serve 8 people. Ghoogni is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Ghoogni. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Ghoogni by commenting on this page below!


Ingredients to make Ghoogni

  • Dried green peas (soaked for 6 hours) 1 cup
  • onion 2, chopped
  • tomato 2, chopped
  • turmeric 1/4th tsp
  • coriander powder 2.5 tsp, heaped
  • chilli powder 1 tsp
  • ginger-Garlic paste 2 tsp, heaped
  • salt to taste
  • water 3 to 4 cups
  • For tempering:
  • oil 4 tsp
  • mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
  • jeera 1/2 tsp
  • Dried chilles 4

How to make Ghoogni

  1. Take a pressure cooker, add oil and all the tempering listed above and let it splutter.
  2. Add the onion and saute for 2 mins. Then add ginger-garlic paste and other spices along with the tomatoes and cook for 5-10 mins on a low flame till the tomatoes are mushy and a nice aroma spreads.
  3. Next add in the soaked dried peas and water, pressure cook this on a high flame till 4-5 whistles blow. Let the pressure release, then open the lid and adjust the salt as per taste.
  4. Let this dish rest for an hour for it to achieve it's best taste.

Reviews for Ghoogni (1)

maniacal enemy1616a year ago

Now I can make this recipe finally!

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