Ghugni - Cook Smart

Bursting with flavour of mustard oil, this traditional dish from Bihar is a must eat This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Ghugni - Cook Smart

Main Ingredients Dried white peas, Mustard oil
Cuisine Bihari
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 7-8 hour
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Ghugni - Cook Smart

  • 1 cup Dried white peas soaked overnight, drained and boiled with turmeric
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Mustard oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 1 Medium onion finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup White peas stock
  • 1 Medium tomato finely chopped
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon Dried mango powder (amchur)
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped


  1. Heat mustard oil in a non-stick pan, add asafoetida, cumin seeds and onion and sauté till lightly browned.
  2. Add ginger, boiled peas and peas stock and mix well. Add tomato and mix well.
  3. Add little salt and mix again. Add coriander powder and dried mango powder and mix well. Add coriander leaves and mix well. Cook for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Transfer into a serving bowl and serve hot.