This one is for my friend Rentu
Bottle gourd raita is easy to make. Doesn’t require many ingredients, is low in calories and is nutritious too.
Here goes the recipe
Cooking and preparation-15-20 minutes
2 cups curd(Yogurt)
1 cup grated Ghiya(lauki)
1tsp cumin powder(jeera powder)
salt to taste
Black pepper according to tatse (You can add red chilli powder if you dont like to use black pepper)
1 chopped tomato(optional)
Method and preparation:-
Step1-Take a pan and add 3-4 cups water in it.
Step2-Add grated ghiya in it and boil till it is soft which takes maximun of 10 minutes.
Step3-Drain it with the help of a sieve and let it cool and keep it aside.
Step4-In another bowl take out the curd and add 1 cup water in it(to lighten it thickness .You can increase or decrease the thickness according to yoru requirement)
Step5-Beat the curd or stir it with a hand mixer.
Step6-Add the grated boiled ghiya.
Step6-Add salt, cumin powder, black pepper powder and mix well.
Step7-Keep in refrigerator for an hour or so.
Serve chilled with Paratha, chapati or anything with which you like to eat raita with.
Check out the video of the recipe here
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