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Lauki methi dry sabzi Recipe

Lauki methi dry sabzi is a popular Indian Side Dish
Author :
On :
Wednesday, 24 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Saute Recipe
Difficulty :
Preparation Time :
15 minutes
Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 500 g - bottle gourd/lauki
  • 300-350 g - Methi leaves
  • 1.5 tsp - Dhania powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp - Mustard oil
  • For tadka:
  • 1/2 tsp - Methi seeds
  • 4 - Green chillies
  • 2 - Bay Leaves (optional)
  • Salt to taste
  • How to Make Lauki methi dry sabzi:

    1. Use only the leaves of the methi saag; wash, drain, and chop finely; keep aside.
    2. Cut the bottle gourd into very small pieces; wash and keep aside.
    3. Heat the kadai with mustard oil, when it starts to smoke put methi seeds, green chillies, and bay leaves.
    4. Then, add dhania powder and sprinkle a little water.
    5. Add turmeric powder and then the gourd.
    6. Cook it for about 6 minutes on high flame and then add methi leaves.
    7. Mix it, cover it and let it simmer for about 20 minutes or till done.
    8. As far as possible, this should be cooked without adding additional water.


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