Lauki ka Raita – Bottle Gourd with Yogurt – Manjula’s Kitchen

Lauki raita is a refreshing yogurt-based dish made with spiced lauki and yogurt. Lauki is also called bottle gourd, doodhi, ghia. Lauki raita is wholesome and tastes scrumptious. Serve this as a facet dish with any Indian flat bread or over the rice.

Will serve 2

Lauki Ka Raita - Bottle Gourd Yogurt Recipe by ManjulaElements:

  • 1 cups yogurt (curd, dahi)
  • Approx. ½ cup milk, use as wanted
  • 1 cup lauki grated (bottle gourd, doodhi, ghia)
  • 2 teaspoon oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera)
  • 1/8 teaspoon asafetida (hing)
  • 2 entire purple chilies (lal mirch)
  • 1 teaspoon ginger finely chopped (adrak)
  • 1 teaspoon inexperienced chilies finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons cilantro finely chopped (hara dhania)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. Whip the yogurt and add the milk as wanted to make the consistency of pancake batter, put aside.
  2. Warmth the oil in a saucepan on medium excessive warmth.
  3. Add the cumin seeds and asafetida. After the cumin seeds crack, add purple chilies. Stir-fry a couple of seconds.
  4. Add lauki, ginger, inexperienced chilies, cilantro and stir-fry till a lot of the water has evaporated and lauki is tender. This could take about 4 to 5 minutes.
  5. After the lauki cools, combine it properly into the yogurt.
  6. Add extra milk if wanted.
  7. For greatest outcomes, serve chilled.

Initially posted 2014-01-23 22:28:37.

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