Stuffed Lauki Recipe

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Stuffed Lauki
How to make Stuffed Lauki
  • Chef: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Stuffed Lauki Recipe : Bottle gourd is one of those green veggies which is not loved by many but with this interesting twist you are sure create a few fans. Blanched bottle gourd, marinated in lime, stuffed with cottage cheese and baked beautifully.

Ingredients of Stuffed Lauki

  • 1 medium lauki
  • For the marinade:
  • 50 ml lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • 2 tsp garam masala
  • For the filling:
  • 2 Tbsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 diced onion
  • 150 gm diced tomatoes
  • 3 chopped green chillies
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 2 tsp chopped garlic
  • 1 Tbsp chopped coriander
  • 200 gm grated paneer
  • Salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Stuffed Lauki

  • 1.Blanch the lauki in boiling water.
  • 2.Peel, de-seed and split horizontally.
  • 3.Pour the marinade over the lauki and set aside for an hour. Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds followed by the remaining ingredients for the filling.
  • 4.Stir-fry for 5 minutes.
  • 5.Set the filling inside the lauki and secure with string.
  • 6.Wrap in a foil and bake in a very hot oven for 15-20 minutes.
  • 7.Serve hot with mint/coriander chutney.
Key Ingredients: 1 medium lauki, For the marinade:, 50 ml lemon juice, 1/2 tsp chilli powder, 2 tsp garam masala, For the filling:, 2 Tbsp oil, 1/2 tsp cumin seeds, 1 diced onion, 150 gm diced tomatoes, 3 chopped green chillies, 1 tsp ginger paste, 2 tsp chopped garlic, 1 Tbsp chopped coriander, 200 gm grated paneer, Salt and pepper to taste