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217 bottle gourd recipes

Last Updated : Jun 15,2019


लौकी रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (bottle gourd recipes in Hindi)
દૂધી રેસીપી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (bottle gourd recipes in Gujarati)

Bottle Gourd recipes, 218 Lauki, Dudhi Recipes

Bottle gourd recipe collection. Indian lauki recipes. dudhi recipes. Yes, bottle gourd is that seemingly simple but awesome veggie that you buy every other week. Large and longish, green coloured on the outside and a soft white inside, this humble gourd is nothing short of a culinary super star. Also known as lauki or bottle gourd, this vegetable is available all over India and is popular in most cuisines. Having a neutral flavour and soft texture, it lends itself to a variety of foods, ranging from juice and soup to dessert too.

Doodhi Subzi ( Bottle Gourd Vegetable)

Doodhi Subzi ( Bottle Gourd Vegetable)

Eight ways to relish Doodhi

  Eight Ways to Relish Doodhi
1. Juices
2. Soups
3. Pachadi
4. Halwa/sheera
5. Starter
6. Subzi
7. Dal
8. Indian breads

Doodhi ka Halwa

Doodhi ka Halwa

This superb veggie, which can be worked into parathas and subzis effortlessly, is also very healthy. So you can comfortably include it in your daily diet without a second thought unless specifically told by your physician not to.

Bottle Gourd Subzis

Lauki Kofta CurryLauki Kofta Curry

Dudhi is being added to Indian subzis since a very long time now. Even though dudhi seems like a boring vegetable to work with, it can actually get quite interesting. Bharwa Lauki is one such rajasthani recipe that will make your mouth water! Here, the dudhi is stuffed with paneer and nuts and served in a tangy tomato gravy. Other amazing dudhi subzis are Lauki Kofta Curry and Dhansak Dal.

Bharwa Lauki

Bharwa Lauki

Five health benefits of Doodhi

1. Low in calories
2. Has a high water content, which is good for skin
3. Does wonders for weight loss
4. Very low in fat
5. Good for the heart and lowers cholesterol too

Doodhi Soup Recipes

Bottle Gourd and Onion SoupBottle Gourd and Onion Soup

When cooked, doodhi becomes very soft and mushy which makes it ideal for soups. The vegetable can be combined with different vegetables to make a variety of soups. Bottle Gourd and Onion Soup is a delicious soup which is flavored with onions, potatoes and white sauce. If you want to add more flavor to this, you can add carrots which provide a very subtle sweetness.

Indian Breakfast Recipes with Doodhi

Lauki Chilla, Bottle Gourd Doodhi CheelaLauki Chilla, Bottle Gourd Doodhi Cheela

Not only is doodhi eaten as a suzi for main course but it is also eaten in a dish for breakfast. Saatdhan parathas are made with 7 types of flours. These parathas may sound very boring but they are made with doodhi and gajar in the dough itself and are ideal for a good start to the day. Grated lauki can also be added to a besan batter to make flavorful Lauki Chillas.

Saatdhan Paratha

Saatdhan Paratha

Buy the best Doodhi

When you are buying doodhi from the market, pick ones that have a smooth skin, are pale green in colour and free of cuts, spots and blemishes. The doodhi should be firm to handle and the flesh should not feel soft when pressed.

Lauki ki Kheer, Doodhi Kheer Recipe

Lauki ki Kheer, Doodhi Kheer Recipe

Bottle gourd cooks very fast and has a mellow flavour, which makes it popular all over the world. As it combines awesomely with dal and spices, it is used frequently in Indian cooking too, both in everyday food and special dishes.

Carrot and Bottle Gourd Soup with Rice and Cheese Balls

Carrot and Bottle Gourd Soup with Rice and Cheese Balls

Bottle Goud, Doodhi Health Benefits

Doodhi (bottle gourd, lauki) : With extremely low levels of sodium, this doodhi is highly suitable for those with high BP. It helps reduce blood cholesterol levels and regulate blood pressure and ensures a proper blood flow to heart and they're onwards to all parts of the body. It helps prevent acidity and good for diabetics. See the 10 benefits of bottlegourd article for complete information. 

Doodhi Theplas

Doodhi Theplas

Enjoy our bottle gourd recipe collection. Indian lauki recipes. dudhi recipes given below.



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There is no better way to end a busy day, than with a bowl of khichdi and curds. However, those who suffer from acidity often have to stay away from rice-based khichdi. However, you can have this Barley Vegetable Khichdi instead, because barley is more stomach-friendly. The veggies give the khic ....
Chilla, the Indian pancake, is so versatile that you can add any combination of ingredients to the basic besan batter to come up with something new that tastes different! This Lauki Chilla is one such version that you will definitely fall in love with. With the ....
Not all children eat vegetables easily, and moms are always at a loss of ways to hide this nutritious food group into the child’s meals! Vegetable Parathas are a delicious way to do this. Your baby will enjoy the mild, soothing flavour derived from apt spice powders, and the easily chewable te ....
Mixed dal handvo is a traditional gujarati savoury cake, which is a nutritious meal in its own right when served with chutney and buttermilk. Although readymade flour is available in the market, we suggest you try this version to experience the true flavour. The grated bottle gourd is a very critica ....
Remember the old folk lore – “Seven in One Go”? Well, with the combination of seven flours used in this paratha, you can be the soldier who really slayed seven giants! Seven wholesome flours come together with grated veggies to create a meal that your body will be thankful to have! Rich in iron, the ....
It may have originated from the royal kitchens, but this one’s a delight to make in the kitchen as well as relish. Toovar and chana dals are pressure cooked with lauki, tomatoes and turmeric and mixed well, before a tadka of garlic, ginger and jeera is added to it. Delicious!
Super-healthy handvos made of poha and nachni flour, and super-tasty too? Yes, we are not kidding you. Try this for taste, and you will believe us. Poha is rich in iron, which is required for the formation of new red blood cells that help maintain normal blood circulation and blood pressure. So, ....
A traditional parsi dish. As the name says, it is an interesting combination of five varieties of dhan (dals) and saak (vegetables) perked with spices to give it a mouth-watering taste. Being loaded with vegetables this dish is no ....
Muthia is a fist-shaped steamed snack that's much-loved by the Gujaratis. Doodhi and onions when combined with an apt combination of semolina and flours like whole wheat flour and besan yield delicious Doodhi Muthias. Ingredients like ginger, green chillies ....
Everyday fare, the Dudhi and Chana Dal Sabzi is a wealth of good health. Rich in protein and folic acid, thanks to chana dal and doodhi, this
Scooped containers of boiled bottle gourd are packed with a flavourful, soft paneer stuffing, and topped with tangy tomato gravy. Known for its good health quotient, bottle gourd becomes all the more desirable in this Bharwa Lauki recipe, as it combines tastefully with protein-packed paneer and Vita ....
This delectable soup introduces your baby to more vegetables, with varied textures, colours and flavours. Cauliflower, bottle gourd, carrot and tomatoes come together to create a partly sweet and partly tangy soup that your child is sure to enjoy. What’s more, this soup also happens to b ....
Mixed Vegetable Handvo is a delicious snack made with readymade idli batter reinforced with loads of tasty, juicy, crunchy veggies! A tempering of mustard and sesame seeds adds to the flavour and aroma of this tasty treat. We have cooked the handvo in a tava and cut it into handy-sized pieces fo ....
An off-beat finger-food from Burmese cuisine, the Budijaw is made by deep-frying bottle gourd fingers coated in a spicy batter. The batter gets its lip-smacking flavour from a pungent onion paste and a couple of spice powders too. This crispy snack is complemented well by a tangy and spicy gar ....
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