Lauki chutney | Bottle-gourd chutney

Lauki (bottle gourd) is one thing which can make people run. But this lauki chutney is something not many have tried. Eat this chutney with rice or rotis/parathas and you will become Fans of Lauki!!!

Course condiments
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 63 kcal
Author Gayatri Vivek

Ingredients

  • 1 medium-sized Bottle Gourd (white middle portion with seeds: Cut in to medium size pieces)
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 2 tsp Urad Dal
  • 1 tsp Coriander Seeds (dhaniya)
  • 1 tsp Jeera
  • 1 small piece Hing
  • 2 Green Chilli
  • 1 small piece Tamarind Pulp
  • Salt as required
  • 1 pinch Jaggery Powder (optional)
  • 1 tsp Ghee
  • 1 tsp Rai

Instructions

  1. Prepare the ingredients. 

    In a pan, heat oil. Add urad dal.

  2. After the color changes to light brown, add dhaniya seeds, jeera, hing, and green chillis.

  3. Fry it for 2 minutes and keep it aside.
  4. In the same pan add the lauki pieces and fry it for 2 minutes.
  5. After they cool down, blend them together in a mixie. Add the tamarind pulp and salt and blend it again.
  6. You can add a pinch of Jaggery powder to keep the spice level under control.

  7. Transfer the chutney from mixie into a bowl.

  8. In a small pan, heat 1 tsp ghee and add rai. When it splutters, pour this mixture into the chutney.
  9. Serve with steamed rice or parathas.