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13 bottle gourd cubes recipes

Last Updated : Apr 28,2024

लौकी के टुकड़े रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (bottle gourd cubes recipes in Hindi)
દૂધીના ટુકડા રેસીપી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (bottle gourd cubes recipes in Gujarati)

bottle gourd cubes recipes | Indian recipes using bottle gourd cubes |

Bottle gourd, also known as lauki, dudhi, or ghiya, offers versatility in Indian cuisine despite its mild flavor. Here's a note on how it shines in cube form:

Curries and Sabzis:

  • Light and healthy: Bottle gourd cubes offer a lighter alternative to heavier vegetables in curries. Their subtle flavor absorbs spices beautifully, making them ideal for dishes like lauki ki sabzi, dudhi korma, or sambar.
  • Base for creamy curries: Cubes simmer well in coconut milk or yogurt-based curries like lauki malai curry or dodhi kasundi, providing a soft texture and subtle sweetness.
  • Quick stir-fries: Dice lauki into smaller cubes for quick stir-fries with onions, tomatoes, and spices like cumin,coriander, and turmeric. These dishes cook quickly and offer a healthy, low-calorie meal.

Stuffed and Fried Delights:

  • Stuffed parathas or puris: Grate or finely chop cooked lauki cubes and mix them with spices and herbs for a flavorful stuffing for parathas or puris.
  • Crispy fritters: Coat boiled or grated lauki cubes in a batter and deep-fry for crispy and light fritters called dudhi ke pakode or lauki bhaji.

Salads and Raitas:

  • Refreshing salads: Combine raw or boiled lauki cubes with cucumber, onions, and a tangy dressing for a cooling and healthy salad.
  • Raita additions: Chopped cooked lauki cubes add texture and subtle flavor to raitas, balancing richness and spice.

Soups and Congee:

  • Comforting soups: Simmer lauki cubes with chicken, lentils, or spices for a light and nutritious soup.
  • Healthy congee: Add cubes to rice porridge for a fiber-rich and easily digestible breakfast or light meal.

Additional Notes:

  • Choose the right gourd: Younger, smaller bottle gourds have a milder flavor and softer texture, ideal for most recipes.
  • Peeling optional: For thin-skinned gourds, peeling is unnecessary. For thicker skin, peel and remove the pith for a smoother texture.
  • Cooking methods: Boiling, steaming, or microwaving are common cooking methods for lauki cubes. Each method yields slightly different textures.

So, don't underestimate the humble bottle gourd. With its health benefits and mild flavor, it becomes a versatile canvas for delicious and creative Indian dishes!

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Sambar Recipe, South Indian Homemade Sambar Recipe
Recipe# 1557
28 Sep 21

 by Tarla Dalal
sambar recipe | South Indian sambar recipe | homemade sambhar recipe | how to make sambar | with 20 amazing images. Sambar is a definite part of
Restaurant Style Sambar, Sambar with Sambar Masala
Recipe# 32735
23 Aug 21

 by Tarla Dalal
restaurant style sambar recipe | sambar recipe for idli | sambar with sambar masala | hotel sambar recipe | with 54 amazing images. restaurant style sambar recipe ....
Amritsari Gobi Mutter
Recipe# 7547
17 Mar 21

 by Tarla Dalal
Cauliflower and green peas, the popular duo, feature in a rich, white gravy that is so flavourful you would hardly notice the absence of onions and garlic! While cabbage gives a crunch and flavour akin to onions, bottle gourd acts as the main ingredient in the gravy, giving it volume and a creamy te ....
Farali Idli Sambar
Recipe# 32542
17 Aug 22

 by Tarla Dalal
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Dal Mughlai, Mughlai Dal
Recipe# 4789
17 Jul 23

by Tarla Dalal
dal Mughlai recipe | restaurant style Mughlai dal | Indian style shahi dal | with 39 amazing images. dal Mughlai recipe | restaurant style Mughlai dal |
Darbari Dal ( Zero Oil Dal Recipe)
Recipe# 22175
23 Mar 13

by Tarla Dalal
Straight from royal kitchens, healthy though unlike its traditional version is oil free, and replaces fat rich ingredients like coconut with lots of veggies, pulses and coriander. A combination of dal and veggies is flavoured with spices like garlic paste, green chillies, garam masala is sure to app ....
Panchkutiyu Shaak ( Gujarati Recipe)
Recipe# 599
20 Mar 23

 by Tarla Dalal
panchkutiyu shaak recipe | Gujarati mixed vegetables | South Gujarat mixed vegetable sabji | with 32 images. panchkutiyu shaak is a speciality from South Gujarat. Learn to make
Bread Kofta Curry, Punjabi Kofta Sabzi
Recipe# 1491
23 Dec 21

 by Tarla Dalal
bread kofta curry recipe | veggie bread koftas in tomato gravy | Indian style bread kofta with curry | Punjabi kofta sabzi | with 50 amazing images. bread kofta curry re ....
Shahi Badam Shorba, Almond and Mixed Vegetable Soup
Recipe# 741
06 Jul 16

 by Tarla Dalal
A super creamy soup with a desi touch, the Shahi Badam Shorba as the name suggests is sure to give your meal a royal twist! A proper choice of veggies like bottle gourd, cabbage, potatoes and onions not only add volume to the almond soup, but also give it a creamy mouth-feel and exciting flavo ....
Red Chilli Paste
Recipe# 7523
21 Nov 07

 by Tarla Dalal
Chilli garlic paste is a commonly used ingredient in spice-packed dishes like pav bhaji as well as many flavourful subzis and rice preparations. This pungent Red Chilli Paste is a tasty alternative to the chilli garlic paste, apt for Jains as well as those who are not fond of garlic. Bottle gourd an ....
Dudhi and Chana Dal Sabzi
Recipe# 39678
09 Dec 22

by Tarla Dalal
dudhi and chana dal sabzi | lauki chana dal sabzi | bottle gourd chana dal curry | with 22 amazing images. Everyday fare, the dudhi and chana dal sabzi is a wealth of good health. Rich ....
Palak Kale and Apple Juice, Kale Spinach Apple Juice
Recipe# 40527
22 Jul 22

 by Tarla Dalal
palak kale and apple juice recipe | healthy kale spinach apple juice | apple green juice | Indian kale palak juice for weight loss | with 18 amazing images. palak kale a ....
Kala Vatana Sambar
Recipe# 43106
28 Apr 24

 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
kala vatana sambar recipe | diabetes and kidney friendly kala vatana sambhar | South Indian style black peas sambhar | with 32 amazing images. South Indian kala vatana sambar is a protein-p ....
Doodhi Papaya Infused Water
Recipe# 41844
07 Jun 17

by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
An absolute weight loss drink! While doodhi is a bit bland, papaya helps to perk up the flavour of this drink. Sip on this Doodhi Papaya Infused water in between meals to curb your hunger pangs without piling up on any excess calorie. Fruit Infuser Water Bottles are easily available all over Indi ....
Recipe# 11761
30 Mar 20

Dudhi dahi kadhi is a tasty savory dish prepared from boiled dudhi or bottle gourd. The healthy dudhi are stir fried with an array of dried spices simmered in curd based kadhi, garnished with chopped coriander leaves and served with plain rice and salad. A nutritious main course dish, dudhi dahi ka ....
Recipe# 15141
16 Aug 11

 by kamalacute
Avial stands out as an amazing south indian vegetable preparation with the medley of healthy seasonal vegetables cooked together in coconut, curd and spice powders.
Recipe# 10766
16 Aug 11

 by Anikar05
No reviews
A south indian delicacy, aviyal is full of exotic traditional south indian flavors. A mix of vegetables and spices blended with curd and coconut, quick avial is easy to prepare in minutes and is sure to tempt every palate and taste buds.
Recipe# 31325
24 Jun 07

by pattanayak
No reviews
This juice is good when u need to loose is also good for colestrol & diabetics.
Recipe# 35778
12 Dec 11

by prasanna_pillai
No reviews
It is a soup with mixture and flavour of all vegetables and which involves very less time in making it for todays fast moving world.
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