Lauki ka Raita

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 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 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.

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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Lauki Raita is the best of all raita recipes. It is cold and brings unique taste for us. Usually we only use tomato ketchup, chilli and garlic sauces however it is very seldom to have lauki raita . That's why I give it a thumb up.

  • Sana, KHI

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 

  • Hamna, Lahore

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  • Haseeba, Jalalpur

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.

  • Neeyab, dalir

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

  • lubna, canda