Kumra: A variety of Gourd known as White Gourd Melon
500g Chicken, diced. (pieces should be smaller than shown in the picture).
Kumra growing in my garden
A ripe kumra is used for this particular recipe.
2cups Kumra, chopped fine.
Paste of 1 big Onion, little Ginger, 12pods of Garlic. Green Chilly chopped.
A few Bay leaves, 1tsp turmeric, 1tsp powdered Cardamom+Cinnamon+Clove, Salt to taste, a bunch of Fresh Coriander chopped, 1tblsp oil.
Heat oil and fry Chicken with all the above ingredients, leaving aside only Fresh Coriander to be added at the end of cooking this dish. Keep cooking covered, in low heat, stirring occasionally. Remember, Chicken and the Kumra must be cooked, but without adding water. Cook till Chicken and Kumra are cooked. Check salt.
Sprinkle chopped Coriander and your Daau Jwng Kumra Jwng is all ready to be served with a plate of steaming hot rice.