Thursday, 27 June 2013

Lauki Ki Sabzi (Bottle gourd dry curry )


Lauki /Bottle gourd sabzi or dry curry is an all time favorite at our house. It's quick to prepare and also ideal for sick and people with digestive problems. Adding lots of tomatoes gives it a distinguish taste and flavor. So let's start the recipe.yum



















Some more recipes with bottlegourd at my space :
Lauki Sabzi
Ingredients:
1/2 kg bottle gourd , cut in cubes
2 onion , thinly sliced
4 tomatoes , chopped
4 green chillies , chopped
1 teaspoon turmeric powder
2 teaspoon coriander powder
Salt to taste
4 tablespoon clarified butter
1/2 cup coriander leaves , chopped
Water as required

Method:
Heat clarified butter in a pressure cooker. Add onions and green chilly and sauté for 2-3 minutes. Just let it translucent.

Ingredients:
1/2 kg bottle gourd , cut in cubes
2 onion , thinly sliced
4 tomatoes , chopped
4 green chillies , chopped

1 teaspoon cumin seeds
1 teaspoon turmeric powder
2 teaspoon coriander powder
Salt to taste
4 tablespoon clarified butter
1/2 cup coriander leaves , chopped
Water as required

Method:
Heat clarified butter in a pressure cooker. Add cumin seeds , onions and green chilly and sauté for 2-3 minutes. Just let it translucent.

Lauki sabzi
Lauki sabzi
Lauki Sabzi
Lauki Sabzi

Add salt , turmeric and coriander powder. Mix well.
Now add tomatoes  and add bottle gourd cubes just covering the tomatoes. Add 1/4 cup water and close the lid. Cook it for 1 whistle.
Lauki sabzi
Lauki sabzi
Lauki sabzi
Lauki sabzi

As soon as the pressure evaporates , open the lid and start cooking it on low heat till ghee comes out from edges.
Lauki sabzi
Lauki sabzi
Remove from heat and garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
Lauki sabzi
Lauki sabzi

Serve hot with chapati.

Serve-3. Cooking time -20 minutes
Note: You may also prepare it in an open pan or wok , it will take a bit more time to cook.
You may also use vegetable oil but I recommend to use clarified butter for better taste.

28 comments:

Sanoli Ghosh said...

Delicious lauki curry, comforting and inviting!

today's post:
http://sanolisrecipies.blogspot.in/2013/06/eggplant-potato-dry-curry-masala-aloo.html

Sapana Behl said...

Thanks Sanoli !

Shree Kanneppady said...

Easy and Healthy Sabzi..
Happy to follow you back :)

Shree
easycooknbake.blogspot.com

Rani Acharyulu said...

Healthy Louki curry looks inviting.

Shama Nagarajan said...

delicious and tempting

Nilu A said...

Healthy and inviting sabzi.. Loved it Sapana :-)

Sona - quick picks/pick quicks said...

yummy dish, Sapana.

Sapana Behl said...

Thanks Shree !

Sapana Behl said...

Thanks Rani !

Sapana Behl said...

Thanks Shama !

sushmita pandit said...

yummy nd healthy lauki....

Rasa nandini said...

Wow so creamy and yummy dish :D

Beena.stephy said...

Yummy and healthy

Amrita Vishal said...

I personaly love lauki and your dish looks amazing

Priya Anandakumar said...

Very healthy and yummy curry...

vaishali sabnani said...

Reminds of the Panju friends and the lunch that we used to have..typical panju lauki.love it.

Divya Shivaraman said...

Wow...this is been in mind from long to try...thank you for posting

Chitz said...

A tasty recipe which can be savored with rice :)

Sapana Behl said...

Thanks Nilu !

Sapana Behl said...

Thanks Sona !

Sapana Behl said...

Thanks Sush !

Sapana Behl said...

Thanks Nandini!

Sapana Behl said...

Thanks Beena!

Sapana Behl said...

My fav too ! Thanks..

Sapana Behl said...

Thanks Priya !

Sapana Behl said...

Thanks Vaishali !

Sapana Behl said...

Thanks Divya..

Sapana Behl said...

Thanks Dear !

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