Lauki Raita Recipe

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Lauki Raita Recipe
lauki raita - cooling bottle gourd raita for summers.
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Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 min
Cook Time 15 min
Servings
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Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 min
Cook Time 15 min
Servings
people
lauki-raita-recipe
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Rating: 0
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Instructions
  1. rinse and peel about 100 to 125 grams of lauki.
  2. then shred or grate the lauki and keep aside. yield can be from 3/4 to 1 cup of grated lauki.
  3. now take the grated lauki and 1 to 1.25 cups water in a pan.
  4. stir very well and keep the pan on stove top. then add 1/8 tsp salt.
  5. simmer and cook till the lauki softens and is cooked completely.
  6. strain the lauki. press with a spoon so that the all the water is extracted. you can also press the cooked lauki in your palms when the heat gets reduced in the lauki. for a quick method, just add the strained lauki to a bowl of cold water. then strain and squeeze them.
  7. use the strained water to add to dals or make veggies.
  8. whisk fresh chilled curd till smooth in a bowl.
  9. add the cooked lauki and and chopped green chilies.
  10. add the 1/2 tsp roasted cumin powder, a pinch of garam masala powder and black salt.
  11. stir very well.
  12. serve immediately or chill and serve later. you can garnish with coriander leaves while serving. we don't. only for photographic purpose, i added some coriander leaves. serve with veg pulao, veg biryani or as a side dish with some sauteed veggies or with a combo of dal tadka-rice or dal fry-rice.
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