Lauki ka Daalna Recipe

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Lauki ka Daalna
How to make Lauki ka Daalna
  • Recipe Servings: 6
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Masala-enhanced bottle gourd cooked in milk.

Ingredients of Lauki ka Daalna

  • 500 Gram Bottle gourd (scraped), finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp Clarified butter
  • 10 Black peppercorns
  • 8 Cloves
  • 1/4 tsp Cinnamon (broken)
  • 1/2 tsp Fenugreek seeds
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 2 Black cardamoms
  • 6-7 Green chillies (slit)
  • To taste Salt
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 1/2 Milk

How to Make Lauki ka Daalna

  • 1.Heat the clarified butter and add the peppercorns, cloves, cinnamon, fenugreek seeds, cumin and the black cardamoms.
  • 2.When slightly darkened, add green chillies.
  • 3.When glossy, add the bottle gourd and salt.
  • 4.Stir around over high flame to coat well with ghee.
  • 5.Lower the flame and cook covered, till the bottle gourd becomes tender and cooked through.
  • 6.Add sugar and milk, cook over medium flame till the excess liquid dries up.
  • 7.Serve hot garnished with coriander leaves.
Key Ingredients: Bottle gourd (scraped), Clarified butter, Black peppercorns, Cloves, Cinnamon (broken), Fenugreek seeds, Cumin seeds, Black cardamoms, Green chillies (slit), Salt, Sugar, Milk