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Methi Lauki/Kaddu

Farheen Banu
30 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Methi Lauki/Kaddu RECIPE

One of my family favorite veg-dish which is healthy, nutritious simple and easy to make lauki cooked in rich and creamy sauce. This recipe is inspired by foodie Alka Bhavna's Methi Chicken.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Tiffin Recipes
  • Punjabi
  • Sauteeing
  • Side Dishes
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Lauki/kaddu [bottle gourd] 2 cups chopped
  2. Chana dal 1/2cup
  3. Curd 1cup
  4. Ginger-garlic paste 1tbsp
  5. Green chillies 8-10
  6. Turmeric powder 1/2tsp
  7. Oil 3tsp
  8. Cloves 4
  9. Cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
  10. A piece of cinnamon
  11. Salt to taste
  12. Milk 1/4 cup
  13. Roasted besan 1tbsp
  14. Kasoori methi 1tsp
  15. Capsicum handful chopped (optional)


  1. Wash and soak Chana dal for 1hour in water, boil till its get tender and keep aside.
  2. Heat up oil in a wok and put whole garam masala, when it splutters add Lauki, salt, turmeric powder, ginger garlic paste, green chilies, beaten curd and let it cook on medium heat.
  3. When the Lauki starts getting dry, add chana dal, milk, roasted besan and sprinkle kasoori methi.
  4. Cook for another 8-10 mins on low flame. Serve hot with Roti or phulka!

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Deepika Rastogi
Deepika Rastogi   Sep-15-2017

Simple yet delicious.

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