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Lauki ki sabji is easy and simple curry to make for lunch or dinner. Lauki is an integral part of the Indian kitchen due to its health benefits. Lauki is known as various names like doodhi, ghiya, sorakaya, sorakkai in the different language, and bottle gourd or opo squash in English. Lauki ki sabji is a vegan, low-calorie and gluten-free curry recipe.
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Lauki Ki Sabji | How To Make Lauki Sabzi | Lauki Tamatar Ki Sabji

Lauki ki sabji is easy and simple curry to make for lunch or dinner. It is an integral part of the Indian kitchen due to its health benefits especially in the Northern part of India. Lauki ki sabji is a vegan, low-calorie and gluten-free curry recipe.
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 Serving
Calories
Author Bhawana

Ingredients

  • 1 medium size bottlegourd chopped
  • 1.5 Cup water
  • 1 chopped tomato

For Tempering

  • 1.5 Tblsp vegetable oil
  • 2 medium size onion chopped
  • 1 Tsp cumin seeds
  • A pinch of asafoetida
  • 1 Tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 2 green chili
  • 1 Tsp kitchen king (garam masala)
  • 1 Tsp Turmeric
  • ¼ Tsp chili powder
  • Salt as per taste
  • Green coriander chopped finely

Instructions

  • First of all, clean wash and chop the bottlegourd. Boil the chopped bottlegourd with chopped tomatoes and 1.5 cups of water. 4-5 whistles are enough to cook them nicely. Let it sit for sometime till pressure goes down.
  • Meanwhile, prepare for tempering. Heat oil in a pan on medium heat.
  • When the oil is hot enough add cumin seeds.
  • Once cumin seeds start spluttering add ginger garlic paste. Fry this until the raw smell of garlic goes away.
  • To this, add chopped onion and fry them till they become golden brown.
  • Now add all dry spices listed one by one, mix well.
  • Finally, add the boiled bottlegourd and cook for another 5-6 min.
  • Garnish it with green chopped coriander and serve with chapati/paratha and rice.
  • Enjoy this finger-licking simple yet tasty lauki ki sabji or lauki tamatar ki sabji.

Notes

  1. Adjust spices as per taste. For me, this measurement was good enough.
  2. If you need dry version then don’t add water, simply add chopped bottle gourd and cook by covering the lid.
  3. You can add chopped potatoes as well then lauki alu ki sabji will be ready.

Nutrition

Serving: 0g | Carbohydrates: 0g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 0mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg