Lauki ka Raita Recipe

Lauki is also known as ghiya, doodhi and Bottle gourd. All recipes of lauki are very healthy. Try lauki ka raita recipe given below.

Ingredients for Lauki ka Raita:

1 cup yogurt (dahi)
200 gms lauki/doodhi, grated
2 table-spoon mint leaves, finely chopped (Pudina)
1/2 t-spoon roasted ground cumin (Jeera)
1 green chilly, finely chopped
1/2 t-spoon salt
1/2 t-spoon kala namak (if not available, then take salt instead)
1/4 t-spoon black pepper (Kali mirch)
1/4 t-spoon chat masala (Optional)
10-15 fresh coriander leaves
1/2 cup water

How to make Lauki ka Raita:

  • Take a deep pan, add grated lauki and water to it and boil it till it gets soft. Now drain out the water and keep lauki aside.
  • Take a medium sized bowl and add yogurt to it. Mash it with a blender or madani until it gets smooth. Add water and remaining ingredients except lauki and again mix them well.
  • Now add lauki to it and mix it again.  Refrigerate lauki ka raita for 1/2 hour.
  • Before serving, garnish Lauki ka Raita with finely chopped coriander leaves and serve chilled.