How to make Ghugni - SK Khazana -

Welcome to the eastern part of India! Here’s one of the most popular snacks from this side of the country, made with dried white peas. Do give it a try and let us know how you like it.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Dried white peas (सूखे सफेद मटर / वटाना), Turmeric powder (हल्दी का पावडर)

Cuisine : Bengali, Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters


Ghugni - SK Khazana

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You can’t eat breakfast at night or dinner in the afternoon – but snacks? that you can eat anytime of the day! Along with tea, after school or at a birthday party – snacks are every foodie’s ultimate favourite. Healthy snacking is the best way to satisfy your munchies without the worry of to many added calories.

Prep Time : 7-8 hour

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Ghugni - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Dried white peas soaked overnight 1 cup

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Onion chopped 1 medium

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Potatoes boiled, peeled and cubed 2 medium

  • Bhaja masala 2 1/2 teaspoons

  • Green chillies 2

  • Sugar A pinch of

  • Tomatoe chopped 1 medium

  • For garnish

  • Fresh coconut cut into thin slices

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped

  • Lemon slices

Method

Step 1

Drain and put the white peas into a pressure cooker, add 2-2½ cups of water, turmeric powder and salt. Cover and cook under pressure till 3-4 whistles are given out.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add cumin seeds and let them change colour. Add onion and saute till translucent.

Step 3

Add ginger-garlic paste and saute for 1-2 minutes. Add red chilli powder and saute for 1-2 minutes.

Step 4

Add potatoes and mix well. Add the cooked peas and mix well.

Step 5

Add ½ tsp bhaja masala, salt and sugar. (To make bhaja masala, dry roast cumin seeds, coriander seeds, bay leaves, dried red chillies and cinnamon, cool and ground to a fine powder.) Break green chillies and add. Cook on high heat till most of the water dries up.

Step 6

Add tomato, mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Step 7

Switch off the heat, add remaining bhaja masala, and mix well.

Step 8

Serve hot garnished with coconut slices, coriander leaves and lemon slices.

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