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Lasuni Lauki ki sabji

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine gluten free, Indian, One pot, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings 2 people

Equipment

  • deep pot or instant pot
  • Cutting board
  • Knife
  • ladle

Ingredients
  

  • 2.5 cup Bottle gourd cleaned and diced.
  • 1 tbsp cooking oil
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 medium green chilli slit
  • 1 medium bull horn pepper yellow, red or green.
  • 4-6 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 inch fresh ginger root
  • 1 small red onion peeled and sliced thin
  • 1/2 cup drinking water

Spices

  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp goda masala
  • 3/4 tsp red chili powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1 pinch Asafoetida

Garnish

  • 1 tbsp coriander leaves chopped.

Instructions
 

  • Wash and peel the bottle gourd and cut it into chunks. Set it aside till needed.
    chunks of Lauki
  • Slice the onions, green chilli, bull horn pepper and set it aside.
  • Peel and crush the garlic pods, mince them fine. mince the ginger as well. Keep it aside till needed.
  • Into a deep pot or kadai add the oil and cumin seeds.
    cumin seeds sizzling.
  • Add the garlic, ginger, onions, green chilli and bull horn pepper and saute till they are aromatic.
  • Add the salt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, goda masala and mix well.
  • Add the bottlegourd chunks and mix well.
    lauki ki sabji
  • Add the water.
  • Cover and cook for 7to 10 minutes.
  • Once the bottle gourd looks glassy, add the asafoetida and coriander leaves.
  • Mix well and cover and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
    lauki ki sabji
  • Remove from heat and serve the curry hot with rotis or rice.
    bottlegourd curry
Keyword curry recipes, Indian vegetarian dinner, Lunch recipes, Winter warmers
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