Monday, May 03, 2010


bottle guards are one of the favorite vegetables of Indians and has numerous health benefits.
It is not only rich in essential minerals, iron, protein and trace elements; it is also rich in fibre. Cooked Bottle gourd is anti-bilious. It makes one relax after eating. But one should not eat the vegetable raw as it can harm the stomach and intestines. needed:
bottle gaurd /lauki /sorakai - 1 small - diced
1 tomato - chopped
1/2 tsp asafoetida/ hing
1/2 tsp turmeric powder/ haldi
roasted groundnut powder - 1tbsp
salt 2 taste
chilly powder- 1 tsp r to taste
for tempering- mustard, jeera, 2 tsp oil
corriander or curryleaves
mtd:temper mustard , jeera in 2 tsp oil & add lauki & the tomato.
add hing, haldi, & 1 cup water .
then add salt , chilly powder & cook till soft.( add water if required)
add ground nut powder & cook for another 2 min & remove .
if u want to make like curry cook till the sabzi is dry.
garnish with corriander/ curry leaves.


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