1. Classical Mythology. the food of the gods.
2. something especially delicious to taste or smell.
3. a fruit dessert made of oranges and shredded coconut and sometimes pineapple.
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Thursday, September 22, 2011
1 medium Bottle Gourd / Lauki- peeled and chopped
1 cup Chickpeas / chhole- soaked in water overnight and cooked in pressure cooker for one whistle, simmered for 15 mins
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
2 tsps Chhole masala
1 tsp each of turmeric, coriander and garam masala powder
1 medium potato cubed
Oil to cook
Cumin / panch phoran for tempering
Salt to taste
Heat oil in a wok. Add cumin, let splutter. Add onions and fry. Add chopped tomatoes and cook till done. Add the ginger garlic, dry spices and cubed potato and mix. Add salt, the boiled chickpeas along with the water and cook. Mix the bottle gourd pieces. Keep mixing in between. Let the bottle-gourd cook for about 10 mins. Cook till the pieces are done. Serve warm with rotis or rice.