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%Lau ar Aloo er Khosa Bhaja

Lau ar Aloo er Khosa Bhaja | Stir-Fried Bottle Gourd and Potato Skin/ Peel |


  • Author: Debjani
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 2-3 People

Ingredients

  • Peel of Bottle Gourd: 1 Cup (peeled from a medium size Bottle Gourd)
  • Peel of Potato: 1 Cup (Peeled from 3-4 Potatoes)
  • Poppy Seed: 1 Tsp.
  • Nigella Seed/ Kalojire/ Kalonji: ½ Tsp.
  • Dry Red Chili: 1
  • Green Chili: 1-2
  • Sugar: ½ Tsp.
  • Salt: ½ Tsp.
  • Mustard Oil: 1 Tbsp.

Instructions

  1. Peel Bottle Gourd and Potatoes with extra flesh on and use the main veggies in some other dish.
  2. Take the pieces of Peel and cut into long strips or julienned slices.
  3. Wash peel strips under running water 2-3 time.
  4. Now heat Mustard oil in a pan and temper the oil with Dried Red Chili, Whole Poppy Seed, and Nigella Seed.
  5. Add Peel strips to the tempering and add Salt and Sugar and mix it thoroughly.
  6. Add slit green chilies and cover the pan with a lid and cook in medium flame for 10 minutes.
  7. Stir in between.
  8. Switch the flame off and take the Stir-fried veggies out in a bowl. Serve this with Hot steamed rice and Dal.

Notes

Adding Sugar is optional, but this is how this dish is prepared at my place.

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Cuisine: Bengali
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