Lauki Ka Salan Recipe - Bottle Gourd Salan Recipe

Lauki Ka Salan Recipe is a delicious spicy and tangy gravy made with lauki/ bottle gourd in a ground paste of peanuts, coconut and sesame seeds paste. Serve Lauki Ka Salan with your favourite biryani or even a paratha for lunch or dinner.

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Lauki Ka Salan Recipe - Bottle Gourd Salan Recipe
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Lauki Ka Salan Recipe is a slight twist to the popular Andhra Mirchi Ka Salan Recipe with the addition of bottle gourd. The dish contains green chili, peanuts, sesame seeds, desiccated coconut, ginger and garlic and thick tamarind juice along with other spices. 

Serve Lauki Ka Salan Along with Hyderabadi Vegetable Biryani and Dangar Pachadi With Grated Carrots for a weekend lunch. You can also serve it with Tawa Paratha Recipe - Plain Paratha or Whole Wheat Lachha Paratha.

Try some of our other Salan Recipes

  1. Mirchi Ka Salan Recipe
  2. Awadhi Style Khatti Arbi Ka Salan Recipe
  3. Tindora Ka Salan Recipe

Cuisine: Andhra
Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

20 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

50 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 500 grams Bottle gourd (lauki) , Cut into 1/2 inch discs
  • 1 Onion , finely chopped
  • 6 cloves Garlic , finely chopped
  • 1 inch Ginger , finely chopped
  • 4 Green Chillies , slit
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin (Jeera) seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Methi Seeds (Fenugreek Seeds)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander (Dhania) Powder
  • 1 cup Tamarind Water
  • 2 Tomatoes , made into a puree
  • Cooking oil , to cook
  • Salt , to taste
  • 3 sprig Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , chopped
  • To be Ground into a paste
  • 2 tablespoons Roasted Peanuts (Moongphali)
  • 2 tablespoons Sesame seeds (Til seeds)
  • 3 tablespoons Fresh coconut , grated

How to make Lauki Ka Salan Recipe - Bottle Gourd Salan Recipe

  1. To begin making Lauki Ka Salan Recipe prep all the ingredients and keep them ready.

  2. Into a mixer grinder blend the peanuts, sesame seeds and grated coconut along with a little water to make a smooth paste and keep aside.

  3. Make a puree of the tomato and keep aside.

  4. Next take a kadai or a deep pan and heat oil. Add mustard seeds, methi seeds, curry leaves and allow it to crackle.

  5. Once the mustard seeds crackle,  add the slit green chilies, chopped onions, ginger and garlic and saute the onions till they turn translucent and soft.

  6. Stir in the tomato puree, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder and give it a brisk boil. Add the bottle gourd, slices, tamarind water and 1/4 cup of addition water.

  7. Cover the pan and simmer until the bottle gourd/ lauki has cooked through. Once done, stir in the peanut sesame paste and simmer the Lauki Ka Salan for 3 to 4 minutes until the salan gets a good gravy like consistency.

  8. Check the salt and spices and adjust according to taste. Turn off the heat and transfer the Lauki Ka Salan into a serving bowl and serve hot. 

  9. Serve Lauki Ka Salan Along with Hyderabadi Vegetable Biryani and Dangar Pachadi With Grated Carrots for a weekend lunch. You can also serve it with Tawa Paratha Recipe - Plain Paratha or Whole Wheat Lachha Paratha.

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