Lauki Raita Recipe by Vari Shah 608 days ago

Lauki Raita
Delicately cooked, crisp bottle gourd vegetable, combined with curds gives a cooling and satisfying accompaniment to a meal.
    Preparation Method
  1. Wash, peel and grate the bottle gourd.
  2. Boil water in a pan. Add the grated bottle gourd to it. Cook till slightly tender. Put in a sieve to drain off the excess water. Cool and keep aside.
  3. On a low flame, heat oil in a ladle. Add cumin seeds. As they crackle, add asafoetida. Pour this tempering to curds.
  4. Mix in bottle gourd, spices, coriander leaves and salt. Stir well. Garnish and serve.


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Serves : 6
Ready In : 10 Minutes
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  1. 250 grams curds (boiled till 100°C)
  2. 1/4 Kg (kilo) bottle gourd
  3. 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder or 1 green chilli (finely cut)
  4. 1/2 teaspoon dhana-jeera powder
  5. 1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds (roasted - opt.)
  6. pinch of asafoetida
  7. 1 teaspoon oil
  8. 2 cups water
  9. 1 teaspoon coriander leaves (finely cut)
  10. salt to taste.

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