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Bottle Gourd Recipe (Kaddu or Lauki)

  • Prep Time
    15 mins
  • Cook Time
    5 mins
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Kaddu or Lauki (Bottle gourd) is a healthy, and easy meal. It is perfect for lunches or times when you don’t have much energy to cook. This vegetable has high dietary fiber both soluble and insoluble and hence a great ingredient for people who want to lose weight or on a diet. It consists of 96% water. It’s low in saturated fat and cholesterol.

Bottle gourd is very popular during the warmer months. It is easy on the stomach and aids in digestion, which makes it a good choice for people who are not feeling well.

You can also make raita of bottle gourd, and it can also be used to make lauki/kaddu ka halwa.


Bottle Gourd Masala ingredients

Dry masala ingredients


Enjoy this healthy and tasty dish..

Step 1

Peel bottle gourd and cut it into small pieces, sliced onions, tomatoes, and cut green chilies into small pieces.

Step 2

Take an instant pot and add oil, once it’s a bit hot add sliced onions, as soon as they start to get brown add ginger garlic paste, turmeric, and green chilies.

Step 3

Add sliced tomatoes, and add a little bit of water so it doesn’t burn. Give it a stir and cook it for few minutes.

Step 4

Add the bottle gourd and mix it, add water and close the instant pot. Once it starts to whistle let it whistle for 5 mins.

Step 5

Meanwhile cut some coriander and green onions. In end add coriander and white part of the green onions, and cook it for 2-3 minutes.


Garnish it with coriander and enjoy it with roti.

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