Ghiya Malaiwala Recipe

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Ghiya Malaiwala
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Thoroughly cooked bottle gourd served with cream. Call it ghiya, lauki or bottle gourd. This cream style ghiya recipe is a hit on the dining table.

Ingredients of Ghiya Malaiwala

  • 2 cups (500 g) ghiya/ lauki (bottle gourd), peeled and cut into small pieces, 1 1/2cms/ 3/4" thick
  • 2 Tbsp ghee (clarified butter)
  • 2 tsp jeera (cumin seeds)
  • 2 tsp salt or to taste
  • 1/4 cup (60 g) malai (clotted cream)
  • 2 Tbsp chopped hara dhania (coriander leaves )
  • 1 Tbsp finely chopped green chillies for garnish

How to Make Ghiya Malaiwala

  • 1.Heat the ghee in a heavy based pan and add the jeera.
  • 2.When they begin to splutter, add the vegetables and the salt and turn around a few times over high heat, till they look glossy.
  • 3.Lower the heat, cover and let cook till tender.
  • 4.Add the cream, mix well and serve hot garnished with the coriander leaves and chillies.