Tomato & Lauki Recipe | Tomato & Bottle Gourd Recipe

Bottle gourd cooked with thick tomato gravy. Enjoy this healthy combination of tomato and bottle gourd with some Indian spices.

Preparation Time: 10 Minutes
Cooking Time: 20 Minutes
Servings: 4-5 Persons

tomato & lauki recipe

Ingredients

  • 400 gm ghia (bottle gourd) – peeled and chopped
  • 2 finely chopped tomatoes
  • 1″ piece finely ginger
  • 1 finely chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • ¼ teaspoon red chilli powder
  • Salt to taste
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder

How To Make?

Step 1: Dry roast jeera for 2 minutes in a pressure cooker, until it fragrant and turns golden.

Step 2: Add ½ cup water, chopped ginger, onion and tomato.

Step 3: Add the dry masalas – red chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt. Stir for a minute.

Step 4: Add the ghia (bottle gourd) and close the lid of the cooker. Let it cook for 5 whistles. Remove from fire.

Step 5: Open the cooker when the pressure drops. Dry the water in it on fire and serve hot.

Author:

Kavita Parmar, a food lover at heart. She loves to experiment with healthy food recipes and likes to share her easy and yummy recipes with her foodie readers. Her followers call her by name “Royal Foodie”. You can follow her Royal food Journey at Rasoi Menu, Facebook, Google+ and Twitter.

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