Bottle Gourd Raita / लौकी का रायता
Servings 2 People
Cost 20 rupee
- 100 grams Bottle Gourd / Lauki
- 100 grams Curd / Yogurt / Dahi
- 1 tsp Cumin Seed / Jeera
- 1/2 tsp Black Pepper / Kali Mirch
- 1/4 tsp Salt / Namak
- Peel the gourd to make gourd raita.
Take a cup of bottle gourd.
Finely chop Bottle gourd into pieces.
Pour the chopped Bottle gourd into the cooker and add half a cup of water.
Add 1/4 teaspoon salt to the cooker.
Close the cooker and wait for 2 whistles to come.
- Take a masher.
Mash the Bottle gourd with a masher.
Take out the mashed gourd in a bowl.
Put the pan on the gas and put a spoon of cumin seeds in the pan.
Fry the cumin seeds with a spoon.
When the cumin seeds turn light brown then add the cumin seeds in a spongy mouser and make a coarse powder.
Take out the powder in a bowl and keep it aside.
Take 100 grams of curd in a bowl.
Whisk the curd well.
Add mashed bottle gourd to the curd.
After this, add coarsely ground cumin, black pepper to the curd.
Add a small amount of red chili powder if you want.
If salt is less then add black salt and mix.
Bottle Gourd raita is ready.
Garnish with grated coriander leaves.
Serve Bottle gourd raita with dal, rice or paratha, and roti.