Lauki ka Raita Recipe

Lauki ka Raita is a refreshing yogurt-based dish made with spiced lauki and yogurt. Lauki is also known as bottle gourd. Find Lauki Raita Recipe here provided by KFoods.com and come to know about another way to freshen yourself.


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• 1 cup chopped Bottle gourd (doodhi / lauki)
• 1/4 cup slIced Onions
• 1/4 tsp finely chopped Green chillies
• 1 tsp finely chopped Ginger (adrak)
• 1 cup beaten fresh Khoya' href='/glossary/Curds_gid189'>Curds (dahi)
• 3 tbsp roasted and powdered Peanuts
Salt to taste
For The Tempering
• 2 tsp Coconut Oilor any other refined Oil
• 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
• 7 to 8 Curry leaves (kadi patta)
2 tbsp finely chopped Onions


How to make Lauki ka Raita



• Combine the bottle gourd, onions, green chillies, ginger and ½ cup of water in a deep pan, mix well and cover and cook on a medium flame for 10 to 12 minutes or till all the water evaporates. Keep aside.
• Add the curds, peanuts and salt, mix well. Remove and keep aside.
• For the tempering, heat the oil in a small pan and add the mustard seeds.
• When the seeds crackle, add the curry leaves, red chillies and onions and sauté on a medium flame for 4 to 5 minutes, while stirring continuously.
• Pour the tempering over the curds-bottle gourd mixture and mix well. Serve immediately.
• Combine the bottle gourd, onions, green chillies, ginger and ½ cup of water in a deep pan, mix well and cover and cook on a medium flame for 10 to 12 minutes or till all the water evaporates. Keep aside.
• Add the curds, peanuts and salt, mix well. Remove and keep aside.
• For the tempering, heat the oil in a small pan and add the mustard seeds.
• When the seeds crackle, add the curry leaves, red chillies and onions and sauté on a medium flame for 4 to 5 minutes, while stirring continuously.
• Pour the tempering over the curds-bottle gourd mixture and mix well. Serve immediately.

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Lauki Ka Raita or Bottle Gourd Yogurt is a cool refreshing raita recipe which doubles the taste of your food. Other than normal raita, lauki raita is a wonderful food add-on. The recipe uses lauki (bottle gourd) with fresh dahi (yogurt) and some other spices like khoya, green chili, peanuts, mustard seeds, coconut oil, curry leaves and ginger. You will get mesmerized with it's uttering fresh breezes.

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Reviews & Comments (11)

Hamna - Lahore Apr 10, 2017
I made it for the lunch boxes of my school going kids. Usually they don’t finish their lunch boxes but this time they completely their lunch boxes. I was so happy to see that. Thanks 
Haseeba - Jalalpur Apr 05, 2017
Trying this recipe was a splendid experience for me. I am very much obliged to you for this remarkable recipe. Keep on sharing exceptional recipes like this one.
Neeyab - dalir Mar 30, 2017
It was really very much tasty, delicious and mouthwatering recipe. Literally a healthy recipe must be tried by all the mothers for their growing children. Thank you.
lubna - canda Mar 26, 2017
I made this for one of the family function along with many other dishes but this raita was the main focus of attention for most of the guests just because of its great taste
Idrees - Haiderabad Mar 21, 2017
I made this for my father as he is having the problem of blood pressure. So I think it’s a good diet for him. So it was a good change for him and he liked it very much as well.

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