Tag: Bottle gourd

Mangalorean Chutney Saar (Lauki curry)

This dish is very typical of a Mangalorean home and my mom used to make it often. You don’t really need an accompaniment with it except maybe some papad on the side. Lauki is not a much loved vegetable in our home but in this yummy coconut chutney gravy cooked just right with a bite …

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Lauki Soup (bottle gourd)

Lauki/dudhi/ghiya and a million other name, bottle gourd features in a variety of dishes from soups to mains to desserts. I have never been fond of this except in two preparations – chutney curry and Bohri style halwa. When your fussy teenager is disappointed thay there isn’t enough soup for her, you know this recipe is a …

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