Bottle Gourd, a vegetable which is used in almost all the Indian households. It is also called as Lauki, Ghia and Doodhi in North India, whereas it is called Sorekai in South India. It is an everyday vegetable which can be used to make sabzi, dal, pulao and many other dishes. You can also combine Bottle Gourd along with other vegetables to make it more flavourful and nutritious. This vegetable is light on stomach, therefore it is perfect to include it in your everyday meals.
Not only Bottle Gourd is tasty, it also has many health benefits too. Some of them are,
- It helps in digestion as well as promotes weight loss.
- Bottle Gourd is high on water content (96%), therefore also keeps you hydrated.
- It is a great vegetable to consume in summers because it cools down your body.
- It is also rich in Vitamin C, Vitamin B, sodium, iron and potassium.
Therefore, we have included some delicious, easy and flavourful Lauki recipes from different regions of India that you can make for your everyday meals. Some of them are very easy to make and gets ready in less than 30 minutes, making it a perfect dish for your busy weekdays. You can serve this recipes along with Phulka, Tawa Paratha, Steamed Rice and other similar Indian bread recipes.