Lauki ki sabji recipe

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Lauki ki sabzi/ bottle gourd has many health benefits as its very valuable in treating urinary disorders , constipation, diarrhea and it helps in weight loss. I have tried many different varieties of lentils with bottle gourd yet , Lauki with peanuts turned up so well .Its my mother in law recipe I often make for lunch.

I have shared step by step method of lauki ki sabzi with a detailed pictures.

wash peel and cut the bottle gourd in to cubes .In a pressure cooker add bottle gourd a pinch of turmeric powder pour some water .pressure cook for 2 whistles.

In a kadai heat oil add curry leaves when it begin to splutter add sliced onions saute until it changes to transparent.

In a blender add peanuts, whole red chilies , Garlic cloves blend to a ground paste.

Add the above paste to the onions  and stir well.

Add the cooked bottle gourd to the peanut mixture add salt.

Mix gently until both bottle gourd and peanuts combine together . Cook for 5-7 minutes in a low flame.

Serve lauki ki sabzi as a side dish for rice and dal . It goes well with Pulka and rice.

INGREDIENTS:

  • Bottle gourd medium size 1
  • Turmeric powder a pinch
  • Salt as needed
  • Peanuts 1/4 cup
  • Garlic cloves 4-5
  • Whole Red chilli 2
  • Curry leaves 2 strands
  • Onion 1
  • Oil 2 tbsp

INSTRUCTIONS:

  • Wash peel and chopped the bottle gourd in to cubes
  • In a pressure cooker add bottle gourd, a pinch of turmeric powder pour little water pressure cook for 2 whistles.
  • As pressure drops remove the lid drain the excess water from bottle gourd and keep aside.
  • In a kadai heat oil add curry leaves when it begin to splutter add sliced onions saute till it changes to transparent.
  • In a blender add peanuts ,whole red chilies , garlic cloves blend it to a ground paste.
  • Add the above peanut crumbs to the onions stir well . Add bottle gourd mix gently till the peanuts and bottle gourd combine together. cook on a low flame for 5-7 minutes.
  • Serve lauki ki sabzi as side dish with rice and dal.

HEALTH TIPS

  • Bottle gourd are a rich source of vitamin C,K and calcium.
  • Bottle gourd has multiple health benefits. Its good for heart. Its very valuable in treating urinary disorder ,diarrhea and constipation.
  • Its a good treatment for sleeping disorder like insomnia , try mixing sesame oil with lauki juice.it is known to help you sleep better.

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