Bottle gourd with Golden Mung bean

Ruma Chak


This is a side dish and is generally eaten with either steamed rice or roti [an Indian bread]. Bottle gourd itself is very healthy and the dish has the nutrition of both the vegetable and the Mung lentil / bean.


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15 Min
20 Min


  • 1
    bottle gourd
  • 1/2 c
    golden mung bean
  • 1 tsp
    fenugreek seeds [optional]
  • 2 Tbsp
    cilantro, fresh - chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • ·
    salt to taste
  • ·
    turmeric for the color
  • 1 Tbsp
    plain butter [optional]
  • 1
    green chilli

How to Make Bottle gourd with Golden Mung bean


  1. Cut bottle gourd in small square / rectangular pieces.
  2. Soak golden mung bean in water for 10 - 15 minutes.
  3. In the mean time heat oil in a pan and add fenugreek seeds. Once the seeds start to crackle, add the chooped bottle gourd, strained soaked golden mung, salt and turmeric [optional].
  4. Cook for 15 - 20 minutes till the bottle gourd is done and the vegetable is not watery. [You can add green chilli to offer a nice flavor and then take that out after a while]
  5. Garnish with cilantro and serve with butter.

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About Bottle gourd with Golden Mung bean

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Other Tag: Healthy

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