Lauki Subzi

Ingredients: 

  • Lauki (Bottle gourd) – 2 Medium sized, peeled and cubed
  • Tomatoes – 2 Medium sized, canned works well
  • Onion – 1 Medium, diced
  • Green Chilli – 3-4
  • Vegetable Oil – 1 tbsp
  • Cumin – 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric – 1/2 tsp
  • Ginger – 1 tbsp, Minced
  • Garlic – 1 clove, Minced
  • Hot Water – 1  Cup
  • Salt – 1/2 tsp

Directions:

  1. Heat the oil in a heavy bottomed skillet or dutch oven at medium.  Add the onion and saute until translucent.
  2. Add the garlic, green chili, and ginger and saute until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  3. Add the cumin, turmeric, and salt and stir until everything is coated.
  4. Add the lauki, tomatoes, and hot water and bring to a boil.
  5. Cover and bring down to a simmer.
  6. Simmer 15 – 2o minutes, stirring occasionally, until lauki is soft.  Add salt if needed.
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