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Lauki Raita (Bottle Guard or Opo Squash Raita)

Raitas are always very easy to prepare and serve very well as a side dishes.


Lauki (Bottle Guard or Opo Squash): ½ cup, grated  and boiled
Curd: 1 cup
Roast cumin seeds (Zeera) and grind into a fine powder : ½-1  tsp
Red chili powder as per taste
Black salt as per taste
Salt to taste


  • Peel lauki skin and grate it.
  • Boil grated lauki till it becomes tender.
  • Drain, cool and squeeze out all water.
  • Beat curd in a bowl and add water if the curd is very thick.
  • Add lauki and the remaining ingredients and mix well.
  • Serve chilled.

Serves/Makes:  2-3


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