BOTTLEGOURD RAITA RECIPE / LAUKI ( DOODHI ) RAITA / SOREKAYI RAITA
Instructions
  1. Beat yoghurt in a bowl and set aside.
  2. Peel , de seed and grate bottle gourd
  3. Add a pinch of salt , 1/4- 1/2 cup water and boil the grated bottle gourd .
  4. Simmer and cook till lauki softens . Let it cool a bit before adding it to yoghurt .If you have lot of extra water as left over , drain and keep aside . You can use this water to some other dish .
  5. Prepare a tempering . Splutter mustard seeds in oil . Add red chilli and curry leaves . Switch off .
  6. In a bowl mix boiled bottle gourd , chilli , coriander leaves , cumin powder , tempering with yoghurt. Stir gently.
  7. Serve bottle gourd raita with rice / chapathi / biriyani etc
Recipe Notes
  • If you want you can add little chopped onion too
  • Use lauki as soon as peeled else it will turn black .


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