Thursday, September 22, 2011

Lauki Chhole

1 medium Bottle Gourd / Lauki- peeled and chopped
1 cup Chickpeas / chhole- soaked in water overnight and cooked in pressure cooker for one whistle, simmered for 15 mins
1 onion
1 tomato
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
2 tsps Chhole masala
1 tsp each of turmeric, coriander and garam masala powder
1 medium potato cubed
Oil to cook
Cumin / panch phoran for tempering
Salt to taste

Heat oil in a wok. Add cumin, let splutter. Add onions and fry. Add chopped tomatoes and cook till done. Add the ginger garlic, dry spices and cubed potato and mix. Add salt, the boiled chickpeas along with the water and cook. Mix the bottle gourd pieces. Keep mixing in between. Let the bottle-gourd cook for about 10 mins. Cook till the pieces are done. Serve warm with rotis or rice.

This is going to Susan's MLLA 39 being hosted by Cathy. Check Susan’s host lineup


  1. This is new to me.. looks delicious..

  2. I just posted baigan chole ...this is another good combo ...looks nice