Gota Seddho Ghugni

Traditional five different whole lentils boiled along with whole vegetables. Typically used as a ritual for “Shitol Shosthi” which is the day after Saraswati Pujo


  • 3/4 cup Black eyed peas
  • 1/4 cup baby flatbeans /shim
  • 3 Whole baby potatoes, halved
  • 1/4 cup green peas
  • 3 Whole baby eggplants, halved
  • 1/4 cup whole black urad dal
  • 1/4 cup Whole green grams/ moong
  • 1/2 cup Whole yellow peas
  • 1/4 cup Brown chickpeas
  • 2 sweet potatoes, medium
  • 2 Tomato medium (chopped)
  • 5 tablespoons mustard oil
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seed
  • 2 Bay leaf
  • 2 Dry red chilli
  • 2 tablespoons Ginger and chilli paste
  • 3 Green chilli
  • Turmeric powder as required
  • Sugar as required
  • Salt as required


  1. Soak all lentils for atleast 6 hours. Pressure cook lentils along with potatoes, salt, turmeric and water till done.
  2. Heat oil. Splutter cumin seeds, dry chilli and bay leaf for a minute. Fry ginger garlic paste for another minute.
  3. Add tomatoes and vegetables. Mix all spices and salt. Cook for a minute.
  4. Add boiled lentil, potatoes, green chillies and water. Bring to boil and simmer for 8-10 mintues. Adjust taste with salt and sugar.
  5. Serve Gota Seddho Ghugni hot with rice.

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