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Stuffed Marrow

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Marrow – 1, approx 750 gms (Squash/Ghiya)

For the Stuffing:
Ghee – 2 tblsp
Onions – 3, chopped
Potatoes – 2, boiled and roughly mashed
Ginger – 2 inch piece, finely chopped
Green Chillies – 3, finely chopped
Fresh Coriander – 2 tblsp, chopped
Salt – 1 tsp

For the Masala:
Ghee – 4 tblsp
Onions – 4, grated
Garlic Cloves – 10, ground
Ginger – 1 inch piece, ground
Cumin Seeds – 1 tsp, roasted and ground
Coriander Seeds – 3 tsp, powdered
Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp
Salt – 1 tsp
Tomatoes – 10, skinned and chopped

For Garnish:
Coriander Leaves – handful, chopped

1. Cut off a thin slice along the length of the marrow.
2. Carefully scoop out the pulp, leaving half a inch rim all around.
3. Chop the pulp and keep aside.
4. Heat 2 tblsp of ghee in a pan and fry the chopped onions till light brown.
5. Add the chopped pulp and cook for 5 minutes.
6. Remove from heat.
7. Add the mashed potatoes, ginger, green chillies, coriander and salt.
8. Stuff the marrow with this mixture and keep aside.
9. Heat 4 tblsp of ghee in a large pan.
10. Fry the grated onions till golden brown.
11. Add garlic, ginger, cumin, coriander, turmeric powder and salt.
12. Cook and stir for 5 minutes.
13. Add 2 tsp of water from time to time.
14. Add tomatoes and cook for 5 to 7 minutes till the mixture is paste-like.
15. Pour 100ml of water and cook for a further 7 minutes.
16. Add the stuffed marrow in masala, cover and cook on moderate heat for 30 minutes.
17. Garnish with chopped fresh coriander.
18. Serve.

Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.

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