Bottle Gourd Raita

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Spinach - 250 gms, finely chopped
  • Onions - 2, finely chopped
  • Ginger-garlic paste - 20 gms
  • White pepper powder - 5 gms
  • Tomatoes - 2, finely chopped
  • Black cumin seeds - 5 gms
  • Oil - 4 tbsp
  • Fresh dairy cream - 50 gms
  • Salt to taste
  • Grated ginger and green chillies to garnish.

How to Make Bottle Gourd Raita

  • Boil spinach in slightly salted water for 5 minutes while keeping the vessel covered.
  • Strain boiled spinach and wash in cold water and keep aside.
  • Take oil in a pan, add black cumin seeds and onions.
  • Add ginger-garlic paste after onions are transparent and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add tomatoes and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add boiled and cooled spinach, salt and white pepper powder and cook for 5-7 minutes.
  • Add cream and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Garnish with grated ginger and green chillies and serve with naan or paranthas.