Recipe Ghugni R ecipe | Popular Kolkata Street Food

Ghugni R ecipe | Popular Kolkata Street Food


Ghugni is a very popular dish in Bengal- served as a stand-alone snack or served as a meal with certain Indian breads like puris/luchis and parathas. It is a delightfully tasty lentil based preparation- delicately spiced to create a complex web of flavours. It tingles your taste buds and the soft dried yellow peas and potatoes come together to create a thick, brothy gravy that would entice most foodies. This is a must try recipe for everyone- even Bongs. Everyone has a different take on those recipe- but this one amalgamates all the elements and the spices are proportioned perfectly to achieve the optimum outcome. Don't miss out on trying this!


  • Salt as per taste
  • Mustard oil - 3 tbsp
  • Lemon juice - 2 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Handful of chopped coriander leaves
  • Bay leaves - 2
  • Chopped tomato - 1 large
  • Mator dal/Dry yellow peas - 200 gms
  • Chopped garlic - 1 tbsp
  • Ginger paste - 1 tsp
  • Cumin Seeds - 1 tsp
  • Chopped onion - 1 large
  • Chopped green chillies - 1 tbsp
  • Cumin powder - 1 tsp
  • Red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Chopped coconut - 1 small bowl
  • Diced potato - 1 large
  • Garam masala powder - 1/2 tsp

Enjoy your meal!

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