Restaurant style food is amazing from time to time, but on most days, we crave simple, comforting home style cooking. Lauki (aka doodhi, bottle gourd, ghiya) is one of those vegetables that we rarely find on restaurant menus. From the squash family, lauki is full of fiber and nutrients. Due to its high water content, its easy to overcook dudhi, resulting in an unrecognizable mush. This easy vegetarian (vegan) lauki ka bharta recipe prevents that…"Lauki (Doodhi) Bharta"
If you know what’s good for you, you’d be running to the kitchen to make this right away! I, for one LOVE Methi Leaves and cannot get enough of it, so finding new recipes is a moment of joy for me, seriously! Two power packed vegetables together, the Bottle Gourd and the Fenugreek Leaves,it does not get better than this. Prep Time: 15 min Cook Time: 20 min Serves: 4-6 Ingredients: Bottle gourd (Lauki/Doodhi/Ghiya) –…"Lauki & Methi Subzi (Bottle gourd & Fenugreek Leaves Dish) Indian Recipe"
This is an everyday dish made mostly at home. Simple, yet delicious! Bottle Gourd is a light vegetable, easy to make and easy on the stomach. It is low in calories and fat and with the water-content being so high, it’s perfect for toddlers and people under the weather. Prep Time: 10 min Cook Time: 25 min Serves: 4 Ingredients: Bottle Gourd (Ghia, Doodhi, Lauki, Opo Squash) – 2 lbs (approx 1/2 kg), peeled and…"Mama’s Lauki Subzi (Simple Bottle Gourd Dish)"
Handvo (or Handwa) has been one of the most requested recipes and we just had to oblige. It is a Gujarati recipe for an all-time favorite snack. Handva can be served at tea time and in India, tea-time can be anytime – morning, afternoon or evening! The recipe here is made using Lauki, but we can substitute other light vegetables (let’s leave that for another video). We have also made it in cupcake format, making…"Handvo How-to Video"
Lauki is a type of squash that is light green in color, has a mild flavor and goes by many different names — doodhi (dudhi), opo, bottle gourd, Ghiya, Calabash, to name a few. The milk in this recipe gives a comforting creaminess to the Doodhi, while the Dals give a pop of color and texture. Lauki is a great summer vegetable as it is full of vitamins with very few calories and zero fat.…"Lauki Subzi (Doodhi) How-to Video"