Bottle Gourd/Lauki Yakhini | How to make Bottle Gourd/Lauki Yakhini

By Kanwaljeet Chhabra  |  20th Apr 2016  |  
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  • Bottle Gourd/Lauki Yakhini, How to make Bottle Gourd/Lauki Yakhini
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About Bottle Gourd/Lauki Yakhini Recipe

Yakhini is popular dish of kashmir. I have made its veg version. Got this recipe from share recipes.

Bottle Gourd/Lauki Yakhini

Ingredients to make Bottle Gourd/Lauki Yakhini

  • 1 small bottle guard / lauki
  • ginger garlic paste 3 tsp
  • 1 cup curd
  • red chilli powder 2 tsp
  • saunf powder 1 tsp
  • turmeric powder 1 tsp
  • Dhaniya powder 2 tsp
  • salt as per taste
  • 2 - 3 laung / cloves
  • 2- 3 whole black pepper seeds
  • 1 tomato
  • Finely chopped Corinader leaves for garnishing
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • oil
  • 2 tsp Besan / Bengal gram flour

How to make Bottle Gourd/Lauki Yakhini

  1. First cut bottle gurad / lauki into long pieces and removes all seeds. Wash it properly. Keep it aside on a strainer for drying all water from the bottle guard.
  2. Now take a pan, add 2 tsp oil, add cumin seeds, black pepper seeds, cloves, add ginger garlic paste and saute it for 5 minutes.
  3. Add 2 tsp besan, saute it for 5 minutes. Add all the dry masalas like turmeric powder, red chilli powder, dhaniya powder and salt as per taste.
  4. Add curd to the mixture and stir continuously until oil separates.
  5. Add 1 cup water, let it boil on sim for the gravy.
  6. Deep fry bottle gourd pieces until they becomes golden brown.
  7. Add fried bottle gourd pieces to the gravy. Add chopped tomatoes and cover it for 5 minutes.
  8. Garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves. Serve hot with chapati or rice.

My Tip:

If you do not have whole spices you can add garam masala powder.

Reviews for Bottle Gourd/Lauki Yakhini (5)

Siddharth Biswa2 years ago


Aalia Sabahat2 years ago

Very good and a new variety.

Suchitra Rao3 years ago

will try this today

Preeti Gupta3 years ago


Madhu Sikri3 years ago

Simple & new recipe. Thanks

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