Dudhi Curry

Recipe by fatma of Dar-es-salaam, TZ

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    Dudhi is known as Lauki or Lau in north india, sorakaya in telugu. English name for this vegetable is 'bottle gourd' 

    • 2 cups  peeled and chopped Dudhi
    • 2 tsps jeera
    • 3-4 red dry chillies
    • 1 tsp methi seeds
    • Salt
    • 1 tsp garlic paste
    • 2 tbsps oil
    • 1 tsps turmeric powder
    • 1 tbsp green chilly paste
    • Corriander leaves


    1. Heat oil in a pan, add jeera, methi and red chillies.
    2. When they splutter, lower the heat and add garlic.
    3. Braise it for 1 min, add dudhi, salt, green chilly paste and turmeric, mix and cover, with a lid, cook on low heat till dudhi is tender.
    4. Garnish with corriander leaves and serve with rotis.


    Rashi Anand

    Good recipe...simple and quick and taste cool. the garlic taste in this makes this recipe stand out. thanks so much!!


    Its excellent receipe , my husband just loves it. its very simple and tasty method. thanks fatma