Khatta Meetha Lauki Recipe ( Tangy and Sweet Bottle Gourd Curry Recipe)

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Khatta Meetha Lauki Recipe ( Tangy and Sweet Bottle Gourd Curry Recipe)

Khatta Meetha Lauki Recipe ( Tangy and Sweet Bottle Gourd Curry Recipe) is a very simple one-pot recipe made in a pressure cooker. This helps to develop the taste and flavour of the dish. The bottle gourd is first sauteed with all the Indian spices and it is pressure cooked so that the vegetable can be cooked very easily in few minutes and at the same time the flavour remains intact.

Lauki is a wonderful vegetable that can be made into various dishes right from sweet to savoury. At the same time it also as the various beneficial element to cure heart problems. 

Serve the Khatta Meetha Lauki Recipe ( Tangy and Sweet Bottle Gourd Curry Recipe) with steamed rice to make it a healthy Lunch meal.

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Cuisine: North Indian
Course: Dinner
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Pressure Cooker
Prep in

20 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

50 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 Bottle gourd (lauki) , peeled and chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • Salt , to taste
  • For Khatta Masala
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Fenugreek Seeds (Methi)
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • 1 Dry red chilli
  • 1 Onion , finely chopped
  • 1 Tomato , finely chopped
  • Spice Powders
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1 teaspoon Amchur (Dry Mango Powder)
  • 1 teaspoon Jaggery , powdered
  • juice from half lemon
  • Coriander leaves (Dhania) , a small bunch finely chopped
  • Cooking oil , for cooking 

Directions for Khatta Meetha Lauki Recipe ( Tangy and Sweet Bottle Gourd Curry Recipe)

  1. We begin making the Khatta Meetha Lauki Recipe ( Tangy and Sweet Bottle Gourd Curry Recipe) by heating the pressure cooker with oil, temper the mustard seeds along with curry leaves, add a pinch of asafoetida.

  2. Next is to add the fenugreek seeds and dry red chili powder, saute till it is toasted. Then add the chopped onions. Saute till the onions become translucent and light brown.

  3. Once the onions are done you can add the chopped tomato and teaspoon of salt so that the tomatoes cook very quickly and the raw smell goes away. At this moment you can add in the spice powders  along with jaggery. 

  4. Finally,add the bottle gourd and toss it evenly with the all the masala. Add 1 cup water and cook it for about 3 whistles.Once done reduce the heat and remove the cooker away from the heat, let the pressure release naturally by itself.

  5. Open the pressure cooker and sprinkle some coriander leaves and serve. 

  6. Serve the Khatta Meetha Lauki Recipe ( Tangy and Sweet Bottle Gourd Curry Recipe) with steamed rice to make it a healthy Lunch meal

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