Lauki Tamatar Ki Sabzi Recipe (Doodhi/Ghiya Sabzi)

On Wednesday, 16 January 2008 15:04
Lauki Tamatar Ki Sabzi  Recipe (Doodhi/Ghiya Sabzi)
SERVES: 4 servings
TIME: 30 Minutes

Lauki Tamatar Ki Sabzi recipe is really delicious and a healthy preparation of bottle gourd that tastes great with phulkas. The Lauki Tamatar Ki Sabzi is simple to make and is made with the most basic ingredients, adding to the flavours and taste. 

Serve the Lauki Tamatar Ki Sabzi along with Phulkas and  Mint Raita for a wholesome dinner or a lunch.

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Equipment used: Pressure cooker


  • 1 large bottle gourd (about 4 cups of diced bottle gourd)

  • 1 onion, finely chopped

  • 3-4 garlic cloves, grated

  • 1 large tomato, finely chopped

  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds

  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon chilli powder

  • a sprig of curry leaves

  • a small bunch of coriander leaves, finely chopped

  • oil for cooking

  • salt to taste

Directions for Lauki Tamatar Ki Sabzi Recipe (Doodhi/Ghiya Sabzi)

  1. To begin making the Lauki Tamatar Ki Sabzi  Recipe, first prep and get all the ingredients ready. We will be using the pressure cooker method to cook lauki tamatar ki sabzi recipe. Start with heating oil in cooker.

  2. To the hot oil, add cumin seeds, onions, garlic and tomatoes; sauté for a few minutes. Add turmeric powder, chilli powder, curry leaves, salt and lauki.

  3. Add 1/4 cup of water and pressure cook for about 3 whistles. Turn off heat.

  4. Once the pressure is released, open the cooker. You will notice that the lauki has given out a lot more water.

  5. Turn heat on, stir the lauki in the cooker. Some of the water would have evaporated. You can boil it till you get the consistency that you desire and the ingredients would have all bound together. At this point, turn off heat.

  6. Garnish the Lauki Tamatar ki sabzi with coriander leaves and serve hot.

  7. Serve the Lauki Tamatar Ki Sabzi along with Phulkas and Mint Raita for a wholesome dinner or a lunch.

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Archana Doshi
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