Lauki methi dry sabzi

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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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

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