Bottle Gourd (Lauki, Ghiya, Dudhi)

Bottle Gourd (Lauki, Ghiya, Dudhi)


1 large bottle gourd (cut into cubes)
3 ripe tomato chopped
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
5 dry red chilies
5-7 black peppercorns
4 cloves
1 tablespoon coriander powder
½ teaspoon red chili powder
½ teaspoon turmeric powder
¼ teaspoon cumin powder
1 chicken cubes
1 cup chopped onions
¼ cup fenugreek leaves
5-6 chopped garlic cloves
1 tablespoon ginger paste
Salt or to your taste


Wash the bottle gourd and chop off the top and bottom tip and cut it into small pieces.

On medium high heat add 3 tablespoon oil to the pan and cumin seeds, black peppercorns, cloves, and dry red chilies. Add the onions, garlic, ginger paster and cook for 5 minutes.

After 5 minutes add the bottle gourd cubes, dry spices, tomatoes, cover and cook. cook for 45 minutes and then add the fenugreek leaves. Cover and cook for another 2 minutes and then serve hot with bread or rice.

Recipe courtesy by Gratify Cooking

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