Lauki Ka Raita ( Yougurt With Grated Bottle Gourd )

Raita is made my mixing yogurt, veggies(of your choice) and spices.

This can be served as a simple raita or as a side dish with any traditional meal.Make this as a nutritious and healthy side dish by preparing it with low fat yogurt..


Lauki/bottle gourd/ghiya:- 1 cup (Peeled and grated, don't squeeze out the water)
Curd/yogurt:- 1 cup
Toasted cumin powder:- 1 Tsp
Black Salt:-1/4 Tsp
Black Pepper;- 1/4 Tsp
Coriander Leaves(chopped):- 2 Tbsp


1)Peel and grate the lauki, keep it aside, don't squeeze out the water

2)Add 4 cups of water in a pan along with the grated lauki. Boil it on the medium heat for about 4-5 minutes.

3) Drain the lauki from the water and squeeze out all the water by pressing it between your palms.

4)Take a bowl add curd, grated lauki , spices and coriander leaves..Mix everything well..This will the thick raita but if you like you can add some water/milk or make desired consistency.

Serve it chilled with any meal..Enjoy:)


Torviewtoronto said...

yummy refreshing raita delicious
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Vatsala. said...

I enjoyed this raita as my mom and mom in law both prepare this one. Totally healthy.Show and TEll
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Hamaree Rasoi said...

Very tasty and healthy looking raita. Can't stop drooling over it.

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Vimitha Anand said...

Refreshing and yummy raitha... Would be great with aloo paratha...

Reva said...

Yummy yum raita... totally different from the usual... I love it.. thanks for sharing:)

sowmya's creative saga said...

good one.. so refreshing and yumm..

Lena Rashmin Raj said...

woww.. perfect to have with SPICY biriyani.. :) wonderful snap.. :)

Raji said...

Yum raita...I wonder why I never made I will be making this soon.

Priya said...

Healthy and refreshing raita..

Priti said...

Made lauki today n actually was thinking to make raitha ...this looks yum

Prathima Rao said...

Delicious & creamy!!
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SravsCulinaryConcepts said...

so refreshing and delicious raitha !!

Plateful said...

I'm seriously drooling at that first have to tell me how to take such appetizing pics!

Preety said...

Plateful:- thanks for such encouraging words..i try my best but i am not even close to your pics always..

thanks everyone for your sweet comments

Kalpana Sareesh said...

Very refreshing .. perfect !!!

Ambreen said...

This sounds great with the addition of back salt & pepper. Tempting & yummy!!!

a girl's diary said...

very interesting!! i hv only tried lauki ka kofta....but M sure this one will be delicious...thanks for sharing the recipe :)

Vardhini said...

Never made raita with lauki .. very different,

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