Recipe – Spicy Aloo Lauki

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Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 30 minutes

Serve: 2

Ingredients

  • Potato: 2 medium sized, peeled and chopped into cubes
  • Lauki: 1/4th of a medium sized, trimmed, peeled and chopped into cubes
  • Green Bell pepper: ½ of a medium sized, chopped
  • Ginger: crushed or paste, ½ teaspoon
  • Green Chili: crushed or paste, ½ teaspoon
  • Oil: 2 teaspoons
  • Cumin Seeds: ½ Teaspoon
  • Salt: ½ Teaspoon or to taste
  • Turmeric Powder (Haldi): ½ Teaspoon
  • Red chili powder: ½ teaspoon
  • Coriander powder: ½ teaspoon
  • Garam Masala Powder: ½ Teaspoon
  • Water: 1 cup

Method

  • Heat oil in a pan or pressure cooker, add cumin seeds and when it changes color, roast ginger and chili.
  • Add potato, lauki and bell pepper cubes, salt and turmeric powder. Sauté for 2-3 minute.
  • Add red chili powder, coriander powder and garam masala powder. Mix well and cook it for another 1-2 minutes. Add water. Boil the gravy.
  • Cover the pan or cooker and cook for 15 minutes or 1 whistle in medium heat or until potato and lauki are done.
  • Turn off the heat.
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