Lau er Khosha Bhaja (Bottle Gourd Peels Stir Fry) | How to make Lau er Khosha Bhaja (Bottle Gourd Peels Stir Fry)

By Antara Navin  |  9th Jul 2016  |  
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Lau er Khosha Bhaja (Bottle Gourd Peels Stir Fry)by Antara Navin
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About Lau er Khosha Bhaja (Bottle Gourd Peels Stir Fry) Recipe

The bottle gourd is known as Lau in Bengali. The bottle gourd is the favorite summer vegetable in Bengali household. Everytime my mom used to prepare the bottle gourd, she used to save the peels and prepare a quick stir fry. Today I am going to share this heirloom recipe from West Bengal.

Lau er Khosha Bhaja (Bottle Gourd Peels Stir Fry) is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Antara Navin teaches how to make Lau er Khosha Bhaja (Bottle Gourd Peels Stir Fry) step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Lau er Khosha Bhaja (Bottle Gourd Peels Stir Fry) in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 2 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Lau er Khosha Bhaja (Bottle Gourd Peels Stir Fry) at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Lau er Khosha Bhaja (Bottle Gourd Peels Stir Fry) takes 10 minutes for the preparation and 10 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Lau er Khosha Bhaja (Bottle Gourd Peels Stir Fry) is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Lau er Khosha Bhaja (Bottle Gourd Peels Stir Fry) is a good option for you. The flavour of Lau er Khosha Bhaja (Bottle Gourd Peels Stir Fry) is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Lau er Khosha Bhaja (Bottle Gourd Peels Stir Fry) and impress your family and friends.

Lau er Khosha Bhaja (Bottle Gourd Peels Stir Fry)

Ingredients to make Lau er Khosha Bhaja (Bottle Gourd Peels Stir Fry)

  • 1 bottle gourd
  • 2 tsp Mustard Oil
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp nigella seeds (kalonji)
  • 1/2 tsp finely chopped ginger
  • 1 green chilli finely chopped
  • salt as per taste
  • 1/2 tsp sugar

How to make Lau er Khosha Bhaja (Bottle Gourd Peels Stir Fry)

  1. Wash and clean the bottle gourd. Pat it dry with a kitchen paper towel. Peel the bottleguard in 1/4 inch in width .Stack them together and then cut them lengthwise into julienne strips about 1/8 to 1/4 inch thick and about 2 inches long. Add 1/2 tsp turmeric powder and pinch of salt. Mix well and leave it for 10 minutes.
  2. Heat a pan and add mustard oil. When the oil is hot, add the nigella seeds. When the seed stop to crackle, add chopped ginger, sugar, salt as required and chillies. Saute on low heat for 2 minutes till the raw smell of the ginger goes away.
  3. Squeeze out any water if remaining in the peels. Add the peels into the pan and stir fry on medium high heat till the peels turn crispy and cooked. Serve it hot as a side dish with rice.

Reviews for Lau er Khosha Bhaja (Bottle Gourd Peels Stir Fry) (4)

Manisha Shukla9 months ago

Will try tomorrow only.
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Jharna Thethia year ago

the veg is made only with peel or need to take the bottlegroud with peel i am bit confused
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Shereen Fatimaa year ago

this is very interesting :)
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Maithili Thangkhiewa year ago

so yummy and unique! Just love your recipes Antara :)
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