Lauki ki Sabzi ( Bottle Gourd Curry)



Bismillahir Rahmanir Raheem

Lauki (squash or bottle gourd) is a very simple vegetable and  cooks very fast. It has a very soft flesh and is very bland and can be made into savory curries and can be made fancy dessert. This is one of the versions of a dry currywhich is very  delicious and can be served with warm parathas or on the side with plain white rice and lentil soup. 

Ingredients:

Lauki -2 cups  (peeled deseeded and cut into cubes)
Tomatoes-1 cut  into small cubes
Onions-1/2 sliced
Oil-1 tbs
Cumin seeds-1 tsp
Ginger-garlic paste-1 tsp
Cilantro-to garnish

Directions:

1.Heat oil in a pot and pop in the cumin seeds.

2. When the cumin seeds sizzle, add the onions and saute them until they turn brown.

3. Put the ginger-garlic paste in and stir  until it turns golden.

4. Add the cubed tomatoes and cook until they become soft and pulpy.

5. Put the cubed squash in, stir and reduce the heat to a medium.

6. Cook until the squash gets cooked  but  the pieces still remain firm.

 7. When done, turn the stove off and transfer to a serving bowl and garnish with chopped cilantro.

8. Enjoy!

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  2. nice recipe.. i have never tried this type of curry.. time to put on my apron

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