Lauki Raita Recipe | Bottle Gourd Raita

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Lauki Raita Recipe | Bottle Gourd Raita.

Lauki raita or bottle gourd raita is a very delicious punjabi side dish recipe. In India lauki is also known as kaddu in hindi and other names are bottle gourd, dudhi and opo squash. Now a day’s summer is started and this one best raita to have as lauki is a cooling vegetable and very healthy too. This kaddu raita is very simple and easy to make Indian recipe plus requires very less time for preparations and cooking.

Lauki Raita Recipe, Bottle Gourd Raita Recipe, Kaddu ka Raita Recipe, Indian Side Dish.
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This quick lauki raita is mainly prepared from bottle gourd, curd and some spices. And all the required ingredients to make this raita are very simple and commonly available in grocery shops and markets. You can make this healthy and delicious raita for lunch and dinner and have it with roti, paratha or any other Indian breads you like. Other than this raita goes good with simple rice, pulao or veg biryani, it depends on you how you serve.

In addition with bottle gourd curd is also used in this recipe and it is also well know as cooling ingredient. Here you will see this yummy-tummy raita with very simple step by step instructions so you can make it at your home without any difficulties and hustles. Along with this side dish you can also do check some other healthy recipes like tadka curd rice, dahi tadka with stuffed brinjal, instant rava appam etc………

Ingredients for Lauki Raita:

250 gm Chopped Bottle Gourd.
75 gm Curd.
1 tbsp Finely Chopped Green Chilli and Garlic.
1 tsp Mustard Seeds.
1 tbsp Split Mustard Seeds.
½ tsp Turmeric Powder.
½ tsp Red Chilli Powder.
Salt according to taste.
2 tbsp Oil.
Some Coriander Leaves for Garnishing.

How to Make Lauki Raita:

Step 1.

First of all heat some water in pan then add little salt and bottle gourd in it and cook till bottle gourd gets soft, when bottle gourd becomes soft drain the water and keep bottle gourd aside.

Step 2.

Now heat oil in a nonstick pan, when oil gets little hot add mustard seeds and wait till it crackle, now add green chilli and garlic and cook it little, make sure that they don’t get burnt.

Step 3.

Now add boiled bottle gourd along with split mustard seeds, salt, red chilli powder and turmeric powder, cook all the spices for little time.

Step 4.

When all the spices get cooked nicely turn the heat off and let it cool for few minutes, when it gets cool add curd and mix well, delicious lauki raita is ready, garnish it with some coriander leaves and serve with roti, paratha or any other breads you like.

Lauki Raita Recipe | Bottle Gourd Raita

Quick and Easy Lauki Raita Recipe.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Author Rakesh Prajapati

Ingredients

  • 250 gm Chopped Bottle Gourd.
  • 75 gm Curd.
  • 1 tbsp Finely Chopped Green Chilli and Garlic.
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds.
  • 1 tbsp Split Mustard Seeds.
  • ½ tsp Turmeric Powder.
  • ½ tsp Red Chilli Powder.
  • Salt according to taste.
  • 2 tbsp Oil.
  • Some Coriander Leaves for Garnishing.

Instructions

  • First of all heat some water in pan then add little salt and bottle gourd in it and cook till bottle gourd gets soft, when bottle gourd becomes soft drain the water and keep bottle gourd aside
  • Now heat oil in a nonstick pan, when oil gets little hot add mustard seeds and wait till it crackle, now add green chilli and garlic and cook it little, make sure that they don’t get burnt.
  • Now add boiled bottle gourd along with split mustard seeds, salt, red chilli powder and turmeric powder, cook all the spices for little time.
  • When all the spices get cooked nicely turn the heat off and let it cool for few minutes, when it gets cool add curd and mix well, delicious lauki raita is ready, garnish it with some coriander leaves and serve with roti, paratha or any other breads you like.