Yakhni Lauki (Bottle Gourd yogurt base curry )


  • Bottle guard
  • 1 cup curd
  • 2 tomato puree
  • 1big onion paste
  • 5-6 garlic clove paste
  • 2inch ginger root paste
  • Spice
  • 1tbsp cumin
  • 1/4tbsp Asafetida
  • 5tbsp fennel seed powder
  • 1/4tbsp black cardamom powder
  • 1/3tbsp turmeric powder
  • 1tbsp Kashmiri Mirch
  • Salt to taste
  • 2tbsp Oil

Instruction :

  • Peel and chop bottle guard in big pieces, and steam them.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seed, asafetida cardamom powder, fennel powder then adds onion, garlic ginger paste.
  • When it becomes golden, add tomato puree stir up to one minute, then add curd while continuing to stir, add turmeric and Kashmiri Mirch as well as salt into it.
  • Now add 1/2cup of water (if you want little thin gravy then put one cup) and add steamed bottle guard pieces into the pan.
  • now let it Cook by covering it for 3-4 minutes on low flame.
  • Now turn off the stove and Garnish it with coriander leaves and serve it hot with rice, or naan, or roti.

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