Kumro/Lau Pata Bata: Spiced Pumpkin/Gourd Leaf Paste
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  • 10 medium sized tender leaves of pumpkin/ash gourd/butternut squash (select leaves which are still young, bright green and not as rough: younger leaves near the tip of the growing end tend to be less coarse)
  • 3/4 teaspoon oil (pref. pure mustard oil)
  • 1/2- 3/4 teaspoon kalonji/nigella seeds
  • 1-2 red dry chilli pepper (remove seeds if you do not want spicy)
  • 2-3 hot green chili peppers (remove seeds and membrane if you do not want spicy)
  • 1/2-3/4 tablespoon chopped garlic
  • salt to taste
  • Preparation Time: 5 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 10-15 minutes
  • Difficulty Level: Very Easy
  • Serves: 4 as a side



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