Recipe- Lauki Rice/ Pulav (Bottle Gourd/Calabash)

Recipe- Lauki Rice/ Pulav (Bottle Gourd/Calabash)
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"A healthier version of single pot meal of rice when simply cooked with bottle gourd/calabash and Indian spices."
Servings Prep Time
2 people 10-15 Minutes
Cook Time
30 Minutes
Servings Prep Time
2 people 10-15 Minutes
Cook Time
30 Minutes
Recipe- Lauki Rice/ Pulav (Bottle Gourd/Calabash)
Print Recipe
"A healthier version of single pot meal of rice when simply cooked with bottle gourd/calabash and Indian spices."
Servings Prep Time
2 people 10-15 Minutes
Cook Time
30 Minutes
Servings Prep Time
2 people 10-15 Minutes
Cook Time
30 Minutes
Ingredients
Servings: people
Instructions
  1. Heat ghee (or oil) in a non stick pan. Add jeera and let it cracker.
  2. Fry bay leaves, clove, cinnamon and whole black pepper.
  3. Add turmeric powder and red chili powder and coriander powder, fry.
  4. Add grated lauki and fry for few seconds on high flame.
  5. Add drained rice and salt, mix lightly. Then add 1 cup of water and let it boil, when a boil comes, cover the pan and cook it for 15-16 minutes or until done at low flame.
  6. Cheak if rice is cooked, switch off the flame and garnish with aamchur powder, red chili powder and bhuna jeera powder.
  7. Serve hot with curd, green chutney, imli chutney and papad.
Recipe Notes
  • If you want to make the recipe simple and more healthy┬áreduce the quantity of red chili powder.
  • If serving to kids adjust the spices according to them.
  • If you want to make it more spicy, fry green chili also with spices.
  • You may also fry sliced onion with spices.
  • Rice should be soaked in water for atleast 30 minutes before use.

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