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Lauki Angara Raita | (Keto + Charcoal Flavored) | Bottle Gourd Raita

by Pradeep Mamgain
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Lauki Angara Raita recipe is a very tasty and nutritious recipe. Some people may not like to eat bottle gourd sabzi, but will definitely like this charcoal flavored lauki raita. Raita enhances the taste of food and helps to maintain digestion.

Lauki Angara Raita | (Keto + Charcoal Flavored) | Bottle Gourd Raita

This lauki raita pairs well with pulao, biryani, or khichdi. Also, raitas go along as a good side dish with some dal-rice or a chapati-sabzi combination.

How to make Lauki Angara Raita

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  1. Peel and wash bottle gourd.
  2. Stir it in a pan until water dries up.
  3. Whisk yogurt in a bowl.
  4. Add onions, green chilies, cumin seeds powder, carom seeds powder, and coriander leaves.
  5. Mix with cooked bottle gourd.
  6. Add charcoal flavor using charcoal, onion slice and clarified butter. 
  7. Temper raita with clarified butter, red chilies, and Kashmiri red chili powder.

Ingredients

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  • dried spices (ground cumin seeds, ground carom seeds, ground red chili, and ground Kashmiri red chili)
  • whole spices (cumin seeds)
  • clarified butter (for tempering)
  • salt, charcoal
  • and for the veggies:
    • bottle-gourd, onion, green chili, coriander leaves
Nutrition Facts
Lauki Angara Raita | (Keto + Charcoal Flavored) | Bottle Gourd Raita
Amount Per Serving
Calories 85 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 12mg4%
Sodium 532mg23%
Potassium 281mg8%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 379µg8%
Vitamin B6 1mg50%
Vitamin B12 1µg17%
Vitamin C 3mg4%
Vitamin D 1µg7%
Vitamin E 1mg7%
Vitamin K 8µg8%
Calcium 122mg12%
Copper 1mg50%
Iron 2mg11%
Magnesium 47mg12%
Phosphorus 84mg8%
Zinc 1mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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A Few Final Thoughts

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  • Serving: Serve it with biryani, khichdi, dal-chapati, or dal-rice.
  • Additions: If you want, you can add chopped ginger, mint leaves, and coarse peanut powder as well.
  • Caution: You don’t have to overcook else it will lose the taste.
  • Optional: If you have a steamer, you can steam the lauki along with green chilies.
  • Following the same process, you can also make beetroot raita.
Lauki Angara Raita | (Keto + Charcoal Flavored) | Bottle Gourd Raita

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Lauki Angara Raita | (Keto + Charcoal Flavored) | Bottle Gourd Raita

Lauki Angara Raita recipe is a very tasty and nutritious recipe. This lauki raita pairs well with pulao, biryani, or khichdi.
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Course: Accompaniments
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Bottle Gourd raita, gluten free, keto, lauki raita recipe
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4 People
Calories: 85kcal
Author: Pradeep Mamgain

SERVINGS

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Note: 1 cup = 250 ml | 1 tbsp = 15 ml | and 1 tsp | 5 ml

Ingredients

  • 500 grams bottle-gourdgrated
  • 250 grams plain yogurt
  • 70 grams onionmedium-sized,
  • 4 grams green chilichopped
  • 3 grams ground cumin seeds (roasted)
  • 2 grams ground carom seeds (roasted)
  • 10 grams coriander leaves
  • 5 grams salt
  • 1 pc charcoal
  • 6 grams clarified butter (ghee)
  • 3 grams cumin seeds
  • 2 grams ground kashmiri red chili
  • 1.5 grams red chiliwhole
  • 1 slice onion

Instructions

  • Peel and wash bottle gourd. Now, shred or grate it and don’t throw away the juice.
  • Heat a pan and pour grated bottle gourd into it. Stir for 1 minute and then cover and simmer for 3 minutes.
  • Stir until water dries up.
  • In a mixing pan, whisk yogurt to a smooth consistency.
  • Now, add finely chopped onions, finely chopped green chilies, roasted cumin seeds powder, roasted carom seeds powder, and finely chopped coriander leaves. Add cooked bottle gourd and mix well. Add salt and mix well.
  • Take an onion slice and put it at the center of the pan. Heat a piece of charcoal and place it on the onion slice. Next, por clarified butter over charcoal and then cover the pan for 1 minute. Next, we will prepare tempering for raita.
  • Now, in a Tadka pan, heat clarified butter.
  • Add cumin seeds, kashmiri lal mirch powder, and red chilies. Heat clarfied butter for a little longer than you would do for the regular tempering. Here, we want to depict that charcoal has a burning effect on raita. But be careful, don’t burn the ingredients. Add the tempering to raita.

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NOTES

  • Serving: Serve it with biryani, khichdi, dal-chapati, or dal-rice.
  • Additions: If you want, you can add chopped ginger, mint leaves, and coarse peanut powder as well.
  • Caution: You don’t have to overcook else it will lose the taste.
  • Optional: If you have a steamer, you can steam the lauki along with green chilies.
  • Following the same process, you can also make beetroot raita.

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Nutrition

Calories → 85 kcal | Carbohydrates → 9 g | Protein → 3 g | Fat → 4 g | Saturated Fat → 2 g | Cholesterol → 12 mg | Sodium → 532 mg | Potassium → 281 mg | Fiber → 1 g | Sugar → 4 g | Vitamin A → 379 µg | Vitamin B6 → 1 mg | Vitamin B12 → 1 µg | Vitamin C → 3 mg | Vitamin D → 1 µg | Vitamin E → 1 mg | Vitamin K → 8 µg | Calcium → 122 mg | Copper → 1 mg | Iron → 2 mg | Magnesium → 47 mg | Phosphorus → 84 mg | Zinc → 1 mg

This nutritional information is approximate and is calculated using an online nutrition tool. It is based on 1 serving.

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