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Lauki Chana (Bottle Guard or Opo Squash with Bengal Gram Lentils)

Lauki Chana (Bottle Guard or Opo Squash with Bengal Gram Lentils)

Ingredients: Lauki (Bottle Guard or Opo Squash): one medium sized, cut into small cubes Chana dal (Bengal gram) : ½ cup Onion : one small sized, finely chopped Green chilies : 2-3, finely chopped Ginger paste – 1 tbsp Garlic paste – 1 tbsp Cumin seeds (Zeera) :  ½ tsp Whole dry red chili: 2-3

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Lauki ki Sabji (Opo Squash or Bottle Guard Curry)

Lauki ki Sabji (Opo Squash or Bottle Guard Curry)

Bottle gourd or Opo squash or lauki or dudhi is one of the favorite vegetables in Indian cuisine and is highly nutritional. This recipe is very simple and is very low own spices. For a spicier recipe, checkout Lauki with wadi recipe. Some health benefits of Lauki are : Low in calories and fat so

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Lauki Raita (Bottle Guard or Opo Squash Raita)

Lauki Raita  (Bottle Guard or Opo Squash Raita)

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

Lauki Kheer (Bottle Guard / Opo Sqash Pudding)

Lauki Kheer (Bottle Guard / Opo Sqash Pudding)

Ingredients: Lauki (Bottle Guard): 1 cup, peeled and grated Milk : 4 cups Green Cardamom powder(chhoti elaichi): ½ tsp Sugar as per taste Kesar strands- 8-10 Directions: Peel and grate the lauki. Strain all the water from it with help of a cloth. Heat kadhai and add grated lauki. When lauki is rid of all

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Lauki ki Sabji (Opo Squash or Bottle Guard Curry) with Wadi

Lauki ki Sabji (Opo Squash or Bottle Guard Curry) with Wadi

Most of the people, especially kids don’t like lauki, as its preparation is quite simple. In this recipe I have spiced up lauki by adding  warrian. These warrian not only spices up lauki but also enhances its taste. Apart from rice and dal , Lauki with wadi  can also be enjoyed with paratha. Ingredients: Lauki

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Lauki Kofta Curry

Lauki Kofta Curry

Lauki kofta is a very popular  dish in north India. Mostly served with naan or tandoori roti. Lauki is one of the vegetables that kids don’t like but koftas made up of lauki is relished by one and all. Ingredients: For Koftas Bottle gourd(Lauki) – 1 small sized Green chilies , finely chopped- 2-3 Coriander

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