DODHAKIYON JO SAAG – MITHO
(Bottle Gourd with Split Green Gram – Sweet)
Bottle Gourd – 1 no. (medium sized)
Split Green gram lentil – ¼ cup
Ghee – 2 tblsp.
Asafoetida – pinch
Salt – to taste
Soak the split green gram in water for 1 hour prior to the cooking.
Peel and cut the bottle gourd into small rectangular pieces.
In a toap, heat the ghee on a medium flame. When the ghee melts, add asafoetida and allow it to temper.
When the colour of asafoetida starts changing, add the chopped pieces of bottle gourd. Stir well.
Add the split green gram and salt and stir for some time.
Add a little water and allow the vegtable to cook. (Add a little water only because the bottle gourd will also emitting water on being cooked)
Cook till the lentil and the gourd become tender. Serve piping hot.