Ghugni is an evening snack in Eastern India prepared from dried yellow peas or dried white peas is cooked with gravy, in the traditional eastern Indian style. It is generally served hot with pav or bread.
Ingredients for Ghugni Recipe
- Dry mattar (Dry yellow peas)– 2 cups (soaked in water for 8 hrs)
- Potatoes – 2 (boiled) (chopped)
- Tomatoes – 1 (chopped)
- Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
- Onion – 1 big(chopped)
- Green chillies – 2-3(chopped)
- Ginger- garlic paste – 1 tsp
- Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
- Cumin powder – ¼ tsp
- Chillie powder – ¼ tsp
- Salt – to taste
- Garam masala – 1 tsp
- Oil – 2 tbsp
- Coriander leaves – for garnishing
Procedure for preparing Ghugni Recipe
Soak the dry mattar in water overnight . Drain the water and keep aside. Now heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan and add cumin seeds and let it splutter.
After the cumin seeds splutter add the onion,green chillies and ginger-garlic paste. SautÃ© for 2 minutes. Now add the tomatoes and mix well.
To this add the turmeric powder,cumin powder,chillie powder and salt and sautÃ© for 3 minutes till the masala is well cooked.
Add the cooked peas to this masala ,mix well and add water water for the gravy. Let the water come to a boil. Cook till the right consistency of the gravy is achieved. Lastly, add garam masala powder and mix well.
Garnish with chopped onions,chopped green chillies and chopped coriander leaves.
Serve hot with rotis or pav