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Lau er Khosha Bhaja/Lauki Peels Sabzi

Sharmistha Cheema
20 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Lau er Khosha Bhaja/Lauki Peels Sabzi RECIPE

In Bengal, we have a trend to use peels of different vegetables to make a delicious dish. Earlier I had posted a recipe using potato peels, now I'm presenting a dish using bottle gourd peels. This goes very well with steamed rice.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • West Bengal
  • Sauteeing
  • Side Dishes

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 1 bottle gourd
  2. mustard oil - 1-2 tsp
  3. sugar as per taste
  4. Posto/Khuskhus 1-2 tsp
  5. salt
  6. turmeric


  1. Peel the bottle gourd and cut it into thin fingers. Wash the peels and cut into thin slices.
  2. Heat mustard oil, once it smokes add the peels and fry for a minute.
  3. Next, add salt, turmeric, sugar. Cover and cook till the peels are soft and thoroughly cooked.
  4. Add the posto and stir fry till it coats the peels well and becomes dry.
  5. Serve it hot.

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Madhuchanda Sharma
Madhuchanda Sharma   May-09-2016

This is such a brilliant dish as the peel holds alot of protein! Awesome :D

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