Lauki Raita/ Bottle Gourd Raita

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Refreshing and Healthy raita made with Lauki/Bottle Gourd and some spices and curd. Serve this raita with Tomato Biryani, Bhindi Pulao, Rajma Chawal, Aloo Biryani, Chicken Biryani  or simply serve with any paratha and enjoy.
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  • 1 Cup finely chopped or grated lauki/ bottle gourd
  • 2 Cups of water for boiling lauki
  • 1 Cup thick curd
  • 1 Tsp cumin-coriander powder (roasted)
  • 1/2 Tsp black salt
  • 1/4 Cup water
  • Salt as required

Step 1- Rinse lauki and peel. You can finely chop the lauki or grate it. Boil water in a pan and add chopped lauki and turn the flame to low. Add salt and stir well. Let it boil for 8-10mins

Step 2- Cook until it softens and cooked properly. Drain and keep aside. DO NOT THROW the water. Add in curd
Step 3- Whisk the curd using the remaining water after boiling lauki. Add in the boiled lauki and mix well. Then add cumin-coriander power and black salt. Mix well

You can use chopped coriander leaves for garnishing. Or sprinkle some chaat masala and red chili powder and serve with your meal.

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