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Lau Ghonto Bodi Diye Recipe

This Lau (bottle gourd) Ghonto Bodi Diye recipe is a very common Bengali vegetarian dish. An authentic, quick-to-make delicacy gives you a taste of Bengali cuisine. It is rich in fibre.

Nutrition Information per serve

  • 93.4 kcal
  • 4.3 gm
  • 0.5 gm
  • 8.0 gm
    Total Fat
  • 2.6 gm
    Total Fiber
2 Chopped Tsp(2.0 gm) Coriander Leaves
0.25 Grated Tsp(0.47 gm) Ginger
0.25 Tsp(0.37 gm) Garam Masala
0.25 Tsp(1.0 gm) Salt
0.25 Tsp(1.0 gm) Sugar
0.25 Powder Tsp(0.54 gm) Red Chilly
0.12 Tsp(0.29 gm) Haldi
1 Number(0.75 gm) Red Chilly
0.5 Number(0.15 gm) Bay Leaf
0.25 Tsp(0.59 gm) Jeera
2 Tsp(5.0 ml) Mustard Oil
0.5 Chopped Cup(52.0 gm) Bottle Gourd
  • In a kadhai, heat 2 tsp oil.

  • Add moong dal badi and fry it till it turns golden brown.

  • Remove the badis and keep aside.

  • In the same oil, add 1/4th tsp jeera and allow it to crackle.

  • Add 1 no. whole red chilly, 1/2 bay leaf, and 1/2 cup chopped dudhi.

  • Cover with a lid and allow dudhi to cook in its own water.

  • Once the dudhi is partially cooked season it with some spices like, 1/8th tsp haldi. 1/4th tsp red chilly powder, 1/4th tsp grated ginger, 1/4th tsp salt, 1/4th tsp sugar, and 1/4th tsp garam masala.

  • Mix and saute the spices well with dudhi and allow to cook.

  • Then, add fried badis and mix.

  • Garnish with 2 tsp chopped coriander leaves and serve with chapati.