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 Top 10 Lauki, Doodhi Recipes

  Last Updated : Mar 31,2020

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Top 10 Lauki, Doodhi Recipes

It’s easy to come across Lauki in India. Lauki is also known as Bottle Gourd or Doodhi in India. Just walk through the market and spot one veggie that every other vendor has (except onion, tomato and potato, of course), and it must be bottle gourd.

 Doodhi Subzi ( Bottle Gourd Vegetable)

Doodhi Subzi ( Bottle Gourd Vegetable)

As kids most of us grew up on doodhi soup, but the wonder is that all of us continue to like this veggie even after we grow up – either because we cannot escape such as ubiquitous veggie or because it is so versatile and can be consumed in ever-so-many ways!

Yes, bottle gourd is that seemingly simple but awesome veggie that you buy every other week.

 Doodhi Soup

Doodhi Soup

If you bought more bottle gourd than you need, store it in the vegetable section of your fridge. If you ended up chopping more than you need, place the chopped bottle gourd in a dry and airtight container and refrigerate.

You can even place the chopped bottle gourd in a glass container, cover with cling film and refrigerate. You can always use it up the next day because there are so many exciting ways to do so. For the spice lover or the sweet tooth, there is no dearth of recipes with bottle gourd.

 Doodhi ka Halwa

Doodhi ka Halwa

Apart from these, you will find many more wonderful ones on our website, so you don’t have to think before buying doodhi, ever! 

 Doodhi Pachadi / Spicy Doodhi Raita

Doodhi Pachadi / Spicy Doodhi Raita

Top 10 Doodhi, Lauki Recipes

  Top 10 Doodhi, Lauki Recipes
1. Doodhi Pachadi
2. Doodhi Muthia
3. Doodhi ka Halwa
4. Doodhi and Chana Dal Subzi
5. Budijaw
6. Doodhi Theplas
7. Baked Doodhi Kofta Curry
8. Doodhi Kheer
9. More Kuzhambu

Doodhi Subzi

 Doodhi Kheer

 Doodhi Kheer

top 10 lauki doodhi bottle gourd indian recipes

 by Tarla Dalal
doodhi pachadi recipe | healthy bottle gourd pachadi | South Indian style doodhi pachadi | with 16 amazing images. doodhi pachadi recipe is made with cooling bottle gourd and curds, perked up with myriad chat-pata ingredients like ginger, green chillies and onions too. A traditional, aromatic tempering offers the perfect finishing touch to this creative South Indian style doodhi pachadi, making it a true tongue-tickler. Pachadis are the South Indian equivalent of raita, and commonly there are two types of this accompaniment. The ones made with tamarind as the base are usually spicy, while the ones made with curds as the base are are normally bland. Lets see why this is a healthy bottle gourd pachadi? We have 2 key ingredients, doodhi and coconut oil. Doodhi is highly suitable for those with high BP. It helps reduce blood cholesterol levels and regulate high blood pressure and ensures a proper blood flow to heart. The MCT in Coconut oil reduces the LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol) while increasing the count of HDL cholesterol, maintaining normal blood pressure and good for diabetics. Pachadi is a quintessential accompaniment for any Indian meal. It adds a refreshing note, making the heaviest of meals seem light and digestible. Simply put, raita means veggies and/or fruits in curd. South Indians temper the raita with mustard and red chillies, while in the North it is served with a sprinkling of spice powders. Serve doodhi pachadi fresh, before it becomes watery, with a full-fledged South Indian meal, or as a simple Accompaniments to Parathas or mixed rice dishes like Coconut Rice or Tomato Rice. Learn to make doodhi pachadi recipe | healthy bottle gourd pachadi | South Indian style doodhi pachadi | with detailed step by step photos.
 by Tarla Dalal
doodhi muthiya | Gujarati doodhi muthia | dudhi na muthia | steamed lauki muthia | with 25 amazing images. doodhi muthiya is a fist-shaped steamed snack that's much-loved by the Gujaratis. Doodhi and onions when combined with an apt combination of semolina and flours like whole wheat flour and besan yield delicious dudhi na muthia. Ingredients like ginger, green chillies and coriander give the Gujarati doodhi muthia a zesty flavour while a traditional tempering of mustard and sesame seeds gives it an appetizing aroma and awesome crunch. Enjoy the doodhi muthiya right off the steamer. I would like to suggest some tips to make the perfect doodhi muthiya. 1. Then add grated and squeezed onions to doodhi, but this is optional, if you wish skip the onions. Grated cabbage, carrot are some other vegetables you can use. 2. Add the cumin seeds. These tiny seeds will enhance the taste of the muthias. 3. Then add sugar to the dough. Along with lemon juice the muthias will have a sweet and sour flavour for which the Gujarati cuisine is known for. 4. Then soda-bi-carb also known as baking soda. It aids in making the Gujarati doodhi muthia soft. 5. Add some water if needed and mix to form a soft dough.Traditional recipe does not use water and uses the water from the vegetables to form the dough for dudhi na muthia. Serve steamed lauki muthia with green chutney. Enjoy doodhi muthiya | Gujarati doodhi muthia | dudhi na muthia | steamed lauki muthia with detailed step by step photos.
 by Tarla Dalal
lauki ka halwa recipe | dudhi ka halwa recipe | doodhi ka halwa made with mawa | with step by step photos. A traditional Punjabi mithai, lauki ka halwa that everybody has a reason to like—some for the taste, some for the goodness of doodhi and milk, and some for the warm feeling it instills on a rainy day! Our lauki ka halwa recipe is a quick dudhi ka halwa made with just 5 ingredients, lauki, milk, sugar, mawa (khoya) and ghee. lauki ka halwa and gajjar ka halwa are the most popular halwa’s to make. This quick lauki ka halwa uses very little ghee to make. You must use freshly grated dudhi in the halwa and we have not removed the water. When the dudhi has become soft while cooking then add the sugar. I know some busy-bees who would stop over at a sweetmeat stall, have a cup of lauki ka halwa and a samosa in lieu of a meal, and continue their work with full energy! Besides sweet you can consume doodhi in a variety of other dishes like Doodhiya Kheech, Doodhi Theplas, Doodhi Muthia , Doodhi and Chana Dal Subzi, Budijaw and Doodhi Kheer.
 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 in protein and folic acid, thanks to chana dal and doodhi, this doodhi and chana dal sabzi can be prepared easily and quickly provided you have soaked the dal earlier. The best part is that this no-fuss, no-sweat lauki chana dal sabzi is made with ingredients that you are sure to have at home, doodhi, chana dal, tomatoes and Indian spices. To make Dudhi Chana Dal Sabzi, take a pressure cooker add the bottle gourd into it, also called as doodhi. Do not cut this in advance and keep as it will become darker in colour. Cut right before you start cooking or you can immerese it in a bowl of water to prevent it from coming in contact with the atmospheric gases. Check out our collection of recipes for Healthy Subzis, it has a variety of recipes, ranging from dry subzis to subzis with gravy made with different healthy ingredients like leafy vegetables, sprouts, soya etc. Enjoy how to make dudhi and chana dal sabzi | lauki chana dal sabzi | bottle gourd chana dal curry| with detailed step by step photos below.
 by Tarla Dalal
An off-beat finger-food from Burmese cuisine, the Budijaw is made by deep-frying bottle gourd fingers coated in a spicy batter. The batter gets its lip-smacking flavour from a pungent onion paste and a couple of spice powders too. This crispy snack is complemented well by a tangy and spicy garlic chutney. Serve this Burmese Doodhi Snack immediately on preparation, to enjoy its special texture that is crisp outside and succulent inside. If you are looking out for more Burmese recipes, check these out- Burmese Khowsuey , Burmese Spaghetti , Pyajo and Layered Spicy Vegetable Pulao .
 by Tarla Dalal
doodhi thepla recipe | Gujarati lauki thepla | healthy doodhi thepla | bottle gourd thepla | with amazing 19 amazing pictures. Gujaratis love thepla and it is an important part of Gujarati food habits. lauki thepla are an inherent part of Gujarati meals, and are used for regular meals, travelling and for picnics! When you anticipate a busy fortnight, you can make a large batch of theplas and keep them in stock and relish with curds and chunda or batata chips nu shaak. We have created a healthy doodhi thepla that is full of protein, calcium and fibre. You'll be amazed at how easily this traditional Gujarati dish can be made 'healthy' by reducing the oil that is considered so essential to cook them. Here, we have made thepla using doodhidoodhi thepla”. With just handful of ingredients that are easily available in our kitchen shelves, this doodhi thepla is so tasty because of the perfectly flavored dough. Method to make doodhi thepla is very quick and simple as very few ingredients are used. All you need to do is knead a soft dough using whole wheat flour, grated bottle doodhi, low- fat curd, turmeric and red chilli powder and very little oil so that the dough doesn’t dry out. Further, divide the dough roll into small chapatti and cook using very little oil. This doodhi theplas are made using minimum and very little oil. We have used whole wheat flour for making thepla as it has ample of health benefits. Next, doodhi helps reduce blood cholesterol levels and regulate blood pressure and ensures a proper blood flow to heart and they're onwards to all parts of the body. It helps prevent acidity and good for diabetics. Curd in the recipe makes the lauki thepla soft, we have used low-fat curd as this is a healthy recipe. lauki thepla also make a great travelling snack, as they stay well for a couple of days without refrigeration and also beautifully complement a hot cup of Masala tea . Also, the addition of curd in the dough is skipped while making thepla for travelling. Cool them completely and store them in an air-tight container or cover with an aluminum foil. Be generous with the oil while cooking, or you might end up with dry and hard doodhi theplas. healthy doodhi thepla is made from healthy ingredients like lauki, whole wheat flour and curd. With extremely low levels of sodium, doodhi is highly suitable for those with high BP. It helps reduce blood cholesterol levels and regulate blood pressure and ensures a proper blood flow to heart and they're onwards to all parts of the body. Enjoy doodhi thepla recipe | Gujarati lauki thepla | healthy doodhi thepla | bottle gourd thepla | with detailed step by step photos and video below.
 by Tarla Dalal
Make a note of the tomato gravy used in this recipe, as it is a versatile base that combines well with a wide range of veggies and koftas. However, serving the gravy with these special doodhi koftas gives it a healthy twist because they are steamed and not deep-fried. The Baked Doodhi Kofta Curry is loaded with iron and folic acid, and is a wonderful food for mothers-to-be and young kids too.
 by Tarla Dalal
When sautéed in ghee, bottle gourd sheds its raw smell and takes on a rather rich aroma, which fits perfectly into a milky kheer. The addition of milk powder helps to bring about a luxuriant feel to the milk without requiring to boil it for a long time, while cardamom powder and almond garnish add to the opulence. This Doodhi Kheer is indeed a delight to the palate! Nevertheless, it is also a pleasure to prepare as it is conveniently ready in less than 10 minutes! Relish this kheer as a dessert or with Rotis / Puris / Parathas .
This is the South Indian counterpart of kadi. It can be prepared with various vegetables like ladies finger, white pumpkin, capsicum, colocasia etc. Try other curries such as Mixed Vegetable Kuzhambu , Pumpkin Kootu , Kadala Curry and serve with plain rice .
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Doodhi is a very tasty and versatile veggie, which absorbs the flavours that it is cooked with. Unfortunately, many people tend to think that doodhi is bland. Here is a lip-smacking recipe that will change your mind. Supported by an apt combination of spice powders and pastes, bottle gourd morphs into a delicious Doodhi Subzi, which is sure to be enjoyed by kids and adults alike. Serve with Phudine ki Roti and your favourite Raitas / Kachumber for a healthy and satisfying meal.
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Top 10 Lauki, Doodhi Recipes
 on 19 Jul 20 04:46 PM

Doodhi halwa is very quick & tasty receipe ... ty Mam
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Tarla Dalal    Supriya, thanks for the feedback !!! keep reviewing recipes you loved.
19 Jul 20 06:12 PM
Top 10 Lauki, Doodhi Recipes
 on 01 Sep 18 02:28 PM

Top 10 Lauki, Doodhi Recipes
 on 31 May 18 11:21 AM

Yes, I like doodhi subzi very much. Its has so many nutritional values and cool vegetable. I alway request to my wife to make atleast one dish in everyday meal. She has made already made Doodhi ka halwa, Kheer, kofta curry, dry subzi, muthia, south indian More Kuzhambu and Burmese Snacks from this collection.