Lauki ka Raita (Protein Rich Recipe) Video of Tarla Dalal

Lauki ka Raita (Protein Rich Recipe) Video of Tarla Dalal

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Lauki ka raita, are normally bland, as they are meant to act as a side dish for spicy main course dishes served as part of a traditional meal. However, here is a slightly spicy raita that can combine well with spicy as well as bland main course dishes. Revel in the goodness and cooling effect of doodhi and protein rich curds, in one single dish!


Recipe Description for Lauki ka Raita, Dudhi Raita

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Makes 3 servings
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For Lauki ka Raita
1 cup chopped bottle gourd (doodhi / lauki)
1/4 cup sliced onions
1/4 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1 tsp finely chopped ginger (adrak)
1 cup fresh whisked curds (dahi)
3 tbsp roasted and coarsely crushed peanuts
salt to taste
1 tsp oil
1/2 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
7 to 8 curry leaves (kadi patta)


For lauki ka raita

  1. To make {span class="bold1"}lauki ka raita{/span}, combine the bottle gourd, onions, green chillies, ginger and 3/4 cup of water in a deep non-stick pan, mix well and cover with a lid and cook on a medium flame for 10 minutes or till all the water evaporates, while stirring occasionally. Keep aside
  2. Transfer the mixture into a deep bowl, add the curds, peanuts and salt, mix well and keep aside.
  3. For the tempering, heat the oil in a small non-stick pan and add the mustard seeds.
  4. When the seeds crackle, add the curry leaves and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  5. Pour this tempering over the curds-bottle gourd mixture and mix well.
  6. Serve the {span class="bold1"}lauki ka raita{/span} immediately.

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