Sponge Gourd-Split Bengal Gram Sauteed Vegetables.


  1. Sponge Gourd – 1 kg.
  2. Split Bengal gram(soaked for 3 hours) – 2 tbsp.
  3. Onions (big,finely chopped) – 2
  4. Five Spices(for tempering) – 1 tsp.
  5. Turmeric powder – 1 tsp.
  6. Whole Red Chilli Flakes – 1 tsp.
  7. Garam Masala – 1 tsp.
  8. Salt – According to taste.
  9. Vegetable oil – 1 tbsp.
  10. Chopped Coriander leaves – for garnish.


Step 1 – Scrape and wash the sponge gourd.Cut it in small pieces.

Step 2 – Heat a heavy bottom vessel and add the vegetable oil to it.Add the five spices and when the oil crackles add the whole red chilli flakes and add the onions.

Step 3 – Half-fry the onions and add the cut sponge gourd and soaked split bengal gram to it.Now add salt and turmeric powder to it and adding a little bit of water(1/2 cup)cover the vessel and let it cook on medium flame.

Step 4 – When the water lessens add the garam masala and cook the vegetables till they get dry.

Step 5 – Garnish the vegetables with chopped coriander.Serve it with main course.

Do try the recipe at home.Share your feed backs and comments.Have a great week everyone.Till then happy cooking,healthy living!


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