Lauki ki Sabzee

 
 

  

Lauki

500 grams

  

Tomato

  

4 Medium

Washed and chopped

Fenugreek Seeds

  

¼ tea spoon

  

Turmeric Powder

  

¼ tea spoon

  

Red Chili Powder

  

¼ tea spoon

  

  

Garam Masala

¼ tea spoon

  

Cumin Seeds

Jeera

1 tea spoon

  

  

Hing

One pinch

  

Coriander Powder

  

2 tea spoons

  

Salt

  

1 tea spoon

  

Oil

  

3 table spoons

  

Green Chilli

  

2

Chopped

Fenugreek Seeds leaves

  

1 tea spoon

Crushed with the palm of the hands

Water

  

1 table spoon

  

  

Hara Dhaniya

  

  

 
 

  1. Wash and peel the lauki
  2. Using a peeler, skin the lauki
  3. Cut the two edges
  4. Chop the lauki into ½ inch pieces
  5. In a pressure cooker, heat the oil
  6. Add Fenugreek Seeds, Jeera, Hing
  7. Once the seeds start cracking, reduce flame to low
  8. Add the Coriander Powder and green chilli
  9. Add the tomatoes and Turmeric Powder
  10. Mix well
  11. Add the Red Chili Powder
  12. Turn flame to high.
  13. Mix well and let it cook till tomatoes become soft. They will start separating oil.
  14. Add the dry Fenugreek Seeds leaves
  15. Turn flame to low
  16. Add the lauki
  17. Mix well
  18. Add the salt
  19. Mix well
  20. Add one tablespoon of water
  21. Close the lid and give it four whistles
  22. Switch off the gas
  23. Once the gas is released, remove the cover. Using a spatula, press the lauki gently.
  24. Add Garam Masala and mix well
  25. Switch on gas and cook for 2 minutes

Garnish with Hara Dhaniya

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