Mashed Bottle Gourd’s Skin (লাউ এর খোসা ভর্তা)

Ingredients:

  1. Bottle-gourd skin – Peeled from around 1 & 1/2 lb bottle gourd 
  2. Green chili- 3
  3. Onion (chopped)- 2 Tbs
  4. turmeric powder- 1 pinch
  5. Cumin powder- 1/2 ts
  6. Salt- 1/2 ts to taste
  7. Egg- 1 (if you want you can skip it)
  8. Coriander leaf (chopped) – 1 Tbs
  9. Oil- 1/2 Tbs
Procedure:
  1. Take some water in a pan, put the bottle-gourd skin, the green chili and salt in it and boil them until the skin become soft. Then turn off the heat and keep it aside to cool down.
  2. Then make paste of the boiled skin and green chili using a mortar & pestle or a chopper.
  3. Heat the oil  in a pan. Add the chopped onion and fry them until they become soft. Then add the paste, cumin powder and stir them to mix.
  4. Fry them for 2 minutes, then add the egg and stir continuously to mix the egg with the paste (if you want to skip egg, discard this procedure.).
  5. Fry the whole mixture until all the water evaporates from it. Then spread the chopped coriander leaf and turn off the heat.
  6. Enjoy the mashed bottle-gourd skin with white rice. 

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