Masalaydaar lauki ki sabzi

Masalaydaar lauki ki sabzi



  • 1 medium Lauki (bottle gourd)
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • 1 big onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 green chilies finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 3/4 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala powder
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • Handful fresh coriander leaves chopped
  • Salt to taste


  1. Peel the lauki and cut into small cubes.
  2. Soak it in water for about 10 minutes.
  3. Heat the oil in a non-stick pan and sauté cumin seeds.
  4. Add green chilies and chopped onion.
  5. Fry till onion turns into golden brown.
  6. Add ginger-garlic paste and sauté for few more seconds.
  7. Now add chopped tomatoes, salt and spices.
  8. Mix well and cook on medium flame until oil begins to separate.
  9. Add cubes of lauki and stir for 2 minutes.
  10. Do not add water, as lauki leaves its own water while cooking.
  11. Cover the pan, simmer the flame and leave to cook for about 10 minutes, till the gourd turns soft.


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