Lauki ka Raita (Bottle Gourd Raita) - sachi shiksha

Lauki ka Raita (Bottle Gourd Raita)


  • 01 cup chopped bottle gourd,
  • 1/4 cup sliced ​​onion,
  • 1/4 tsp finely chopped green chili,
  • 1/4 tsp finely chopped ginger,
  • 01 cup beaten curd,
  • salt as per taste,
  • 01 tsp oil ,
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds,
  • 4-5 curry leaves.

Lauki ka Raita Method of Preparation:

Combine the bottle gourd, onions, green chilies, ginger and ¾ cup of water in a deep pan; mix well and cover with a lid and cook on a medium flame for 10 minutes or till all the water evaporates, while stirring occasionally. Keep it aside. Transfer the mixture into a deep bowl, add curd and salt, mix well and keep aside.

For the seasoning, heat the oil in a small pan and add the mustard seeds. When the seeds start crackling, add curry leaves and fry on a medium flame for a few seconds.  Pour this seasoning over the mixture of curd & bottle gourd and mix well. Now you can serve chilled gourd raita with food.


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