Lauki (Ghiya) Ke Chilke Ki Bhaji
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Lauki Ke Chilke Ki Bhaji. Indian Curry made of Bottle gourd Peels. Lauki is also known as Ghiya, or Dudhi. A tasty preparation of unblemished skin of Lauki.
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Bihari Recipes
Serves: 2
  • Peels of Lauki (bottle gourd) – 1 cups
  • Potato – 2 (medium size)
  • Dry red chilli – 2
  • Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1 tsp
  • Red chilli powder – ½ tsp
  • Garlic paste – ½ tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Mustard oil - 1 ½ tbsp or as required
  1. Wash and thik peel off of the Lauki (Lauki ka chilka) and cut into ½ inch pieces.
  2. Wash and Peel off of the potato and slice the potatoes lengthwise, into ½ inch pieces.
  3. In a pan add the oil and turn the heat to medium.
  4. Add cumin seeds and let them crackle, turn the heat to low.
  5. Now, immediately add the potatoes, cook them on medium heat for five minutes.
  6. When potatoes are half cooked add Lauki ka chilka and sauté.
  7. Add salt, red chili powder, turmeric powder, garlic paste and salt.
  8. With a spatula, gently move the potatoes and Lauki Ke Chilke around in the pan for 5 minutes, so they are all evenly coated with oil and all spices.
  9. Cover with a lid and let the cook in their own steam for 20-25 minutes.
  10. Continue until potatoes and Lauki Ke Chilke gets fully cooked. Turn Off the flame.
  11. Our Very own Lauki Chilka Delight is ready.
Serve with chapatti , Puri and parathas and also serve with Chawla dal.
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