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.