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Bottle gourd and papaya stew

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A light and mildly sweet vegetable stew made with milk and a hint of ginger. A perfect Indian and Bengali meal starter with rice.
Ingredients
  Boiled papaya 1
  Bottle gourd 1
  Mustard seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Grated ginger paste 1 Teaspoon
  Fenugreek seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1 , torn
  Cooking oil 2 Tablespoon
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (As Required)
  Fried dried lentil balls 8 (Daal Er Bori- Done Ahead)
  Salt To Taste
  Turmeric 1 Pinch (Paste Or Powder)
Directions

Heat oil in a wok.
When the oil is hot add the fenugreek seeds, bay leaf and mustard seeds.
Saute them well.
Add the vegetables.
Add salt and turmeric.
Mix and stir.
Add water.
Add the milk and stir well.
Add the ginger paste and bori.
Stir and mix well again.
Let the preparation stew and reduce a little.
Add the sugar to taste.
Serve hot with cooked rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Bengali
Course: 
Side Dish
Taste: 
Sweet Sour
Method: 
Stewed
Dish: 
Stew
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Story
my mother's recipe!
Subtitle: 
pepe aar lau er shukto

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Bottle Gourd And Papaya Stew Recipe, Pepe Aar Lau Er Shukto