Shorshe Dhandosh

Shorshe Dhandosh

From   Budget Kitchen

Prep: 40 minutes

Cook: 25 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Main Course

Type: Spanish

Ladyfingers cooked in a flavourful mustard gravy


  • Small ladyfingers (dhandosh), washed, dried, heads and tails trimmed 30
  • Mustard oil 2 tbsps
  • Cumin seeds ½ tsp
  • Green chillies, slit lengthwise 3
  • Turmeric powder 1 pinch
  • Grind
  • Mustard seeds (shorshe) 3 tbsps
  • Onion seeds (kalo jire) ½ tsp
  • Poppy seeds (khuskhus) 1 tbsp
  • Salt 1 pinch
  • Gravy
  • Ground mustard mixture 2 tbsps
  • Yogurt 1 tbsp
  • Sugar ½ tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Mustard oil 1 tbsp


  • Soak together mustard seeds, onion seeds, poppy seeds in a small bowl for 30 minutes. Drain and grind with a pinch of salt and a little water if required.
  • For the gravy mix this ground paste with yogurt in a small bowl and rest for 2 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add cumin seeds and green chillies and saute till the seeds change colour. Add ladyfingers and a pinch of turmeric powder and mix well. Saute for 4-5 minutes or till they are soft and half done.
  • Add the mustard paste and yogurt mixture and mix gently. Add salt and sugar and mix. Add mustard oil, mix, cover and cook till the ladyfingers are done.
  • Transfer into a serving bowl and serve hot.