Lauki Raita Recipe - Grated Bottle Gourd Yogurt Salad
Lauki Raita, a healthy accompaniment which has a perfect combination of grated bottle gourd, curd with some everyday spices. Serve this delicious Raita along with Phulka and any gravy or sabzi by the side..
Lauki Raita is a healthy recipe made from grated bottle gourd. Bottle gourd also known as dhoodi or lauki is very healthy when eaten raw and has a lot of nutritional properties that is good for the immune system.Lauki raita is one accompaniment that you should make during summers to help keep you and your family healthy. Lauki has a good water content and so this vegetable helps in reducing excessive body heat. It is also easily digestible by the body.
The Lauki Raita makes a perfect accompaniment to be served along with Parathas and Theplas. A lot of times I have the lauki raita as a salad meal for lunch.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Raita Recipes such as
- 2 cups Curd (Dahi / Yogurt)
- 1 cup Bottle gourd (lauki) , peeled and grated
- 1 Cucumber , peeled and grated
- 1 Green Chilli , finely chopped
- 1 Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , small bunch, finely chopped
- 1/2 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera)
- Salt , to taste
How to make Lauki Raita Recipe - Grated Bottle Gourd Yogurt Salad
To begin making the Lauki Raita Recipe , get all the ingredients ready.
In a large mixing bowl, add the grated lauki, cucumber, yogurt, green chillies, salt, cumin and coriander. Stir all the ingredients well. Check the salt and spice levels and adjust to suit your taste.
Transfer the Lauki Raita into a serving bowl and serve chilled.
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