Lauki Paratha Recipe - Bottle Gourd Flatbread

Lauki Paratha, a delicious stuffed paratha with the goodness of lauki masala. Serve it with Aam Ka Achaar and a raita of your choice. You can also make it for your weekend breakfast.

Nithya Anantham
Lauki Paratha Recipe - Bottle Gourd Flatbread
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Lauki Paratha is an interesting way to cook lauki or bottle gourd. Lauki is usually not preferred by many, but this recipe will change the way its looked. It is mildly spiced with indian spices making it further more delicious. These parathas are prepared using whole wheat flour, however you can even replace it with kuttu ka atta or buckwheat flour to make dough during the Navratri fasts.

Serve Lauki Paratha along with Boondi Raita and Aam Ka Achaar for breakfast or for light dinner.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Paratha recipes such as

  1. Muli Paratha Recipe
  2. Aloo Paratha Recipe
  3. Grated Beetroot Chilli Paratha

Course: Indian Breakfast
Diet: Diabetic Friendly
Prep in

20 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

50 M


4 Servings


  • 1 Bottle gourd (lauki) , peeled and grated
  • 2 cups Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1 Green Chilli , finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Ajwain (Carom seeds)
  • 2 teaspoon Ginger , grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 1 tablespoon Ghee , for smearing on parathas
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Lauki Paratha Recipe - Bottle Gourd Flatbread

  1. To begin making the Lauki Paratha Recipe, peel the outer layer of the lauki, grate and squeeze the excess water and keep aside.

  2. Heat a heavy bottomed pan, add the grated lauki and saute until the water completely evaporates from the lauki. This will take around 10 to 15 minutes.

  3. Take a big bowl, add the whole wheat flour, evaporated grated lauki, green chilli, grated ginger, all the spice powders, season with salt and make a soft dough using the required amount of water.

  4. Divide the dough in equal portions and roll out each ball into a thick medium size paratha.

  5. Heat a skillet on medium heat, and place the rolled paratha on top and allow it to cook on one side. After about 10 to 15 seconds, flip the paratha.

  6. Smear some ghee to cook the paratha on both the sides Cook until you see golden brown spots on both sides.

  7. Prepare the rest of the Parathas in a similar way and serve hot. 

  8. Serve Lauki Paratha along with Boondi Raita and Aam Ka Achaar for breakfast or for light dinner.