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Lauki ki Sabji for Navratri Fast | Vrat Wali Lauki Sabzi Recipe | Bottle Gourd Curry Recipe | Ghiya ki Sabji with step by step photos and Video:

Vrat wali Lauki ki Sabji is an easy and simple everyday green vegetable recipe, made with Lauki aka bottle gourd, and some spices. It tastes great when made this way.

This Lauki Sabzi Recipe is also known as Bottle Gourd Curry Recipe, Ghiya ki Sabji, dudhi sabji, etc. This vrat wali lauki ki sabji is served with Kuttu Paratha or Kuttu Cheela and Jeera Aloo for lunch or dinner.

It can be made in both versions dry and curry. This Lauki ki Sabji recipe for Navratri Fast can be made in Kadai or a pressure cooker. Here I am sharing both versions i.e. Lauki ki sabji in Kadai or wok and lauki ki sabzi in pressure cooker.

When you don’t want to eat fried food during fasting or vrat, then you can make this Healthy lauki ki sabzi and serve it hot with Kuttu Paratha, Kuttu Poori and Kuttu Cheela. If you want, you can also try my Navratri special Arbi Sabji and Jeera Aloo for Fast for dry vegetables.

Benefits of Bottle Gaurd or Lauki

Lauki also known as bottle guard is a lightweight food and full of nutrients. It has Vitamins B, C, A, K, E, iron, and magnesium and is low in cholesterol and saturated fat.

Eating lauki can help in reducing stress, and is extremely beneficial for the heart. It helps treat sleeping disorders, prevents premature greying of hair, and helps in weight loss.

This is a great option for the No Onion No Garlic Recipe. Let’s try the step-by-step recipe of simple lauki ki sabji recipe for navratri fast/vrat | vrat wali lauki sabzi recipe | bottle gourd curry recipe | ghiya ki sabji recipe.

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Lauki ki Sabji Recipe for Navratri Fast | Vrat Wali Lauki Sabzi Recipe | Bottle Gourd Curry Recipe

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This lauki ki sabji recipe for navratri fast is also known as Bottle Gourd Curry Recipe, Ghiya ki Sabji, dudhi sabji, etc. This vrat wali lauki ki sabji is served with Kuttu Paratha, or Kuttu Cheela and Jeera Aloo for lunch or dinner.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Sabzi
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4
Calories 76 kcal

Ingredients
  

Vrat Wali Lauki ki Sabji Ingredients:

  • 500 grams Lauki / Bottle Gourd / Ghiya
  • 1 tsp Grated Ginger
  • 1 tsp Green Chili (finely chopped)
  • 2 tbsp Ghee / Oil
  • 2 tsp Coriander Powder
  • ¼ tsp Red Chili Powder
  • ½ tsp Cumin Seeds / Jeera
  • ½ tsp Homemade Amchur Powder / Lemon Juice
  • ½ tsp Sendha Namak / Rock Salt
  • ½ cup Water

Instructions
 

Lauki ki Sabji Recipe for Navratri Fast (In Wok / Kadai)

  • To make Lauki ki Sabji for navratri upvas, first of all, we will take lauki / Bottle Gourd and cut the lauki into small pieces, and wash it.
  • Firstly, heat Ghee / Oil in a Kadai or pan.
  • Additionally, add cumin seeds (jeera) and saute for a few seconds.
  • Once it crackles then add coriander powder, red chili powder, finely chopped green chili, grated ginger, and cook for a few seconds.
  • Further, add diced Bottle Gourd and sendha namak.
  • Now add ½ cup water and mix all the ingredients.
  • Further, cover the Kadai / pan with a lid.
  • Cook for 10-12 minutes on low flame or until they become mushy.
  • Stir in between.
  • Additionally, add homemade amchur powder / lemon juice and mix well.
  • Cook for another 2-3 minutes on high flame and stir in between.
  • If the Vrat Wali Lauki Sabzi still looks watery or runny to you, then evaporate the water by cooking it without the lid on high flame and stir in between. This Lauki ki sabji for Navratri fast should not be dry nor watery, just in between.
  • Further, add finely chopped fresh coriander and mix well.
  • Now, switch off the flame.
  • Finally, garnish with a few coriander leaves and serve Navratri special lauki ki sabji hot with Kuttu Paratha or Kuttu Poori or Kuttu Cheela.

Vrat ki Lauki Sabzi Recipe in Pressure Cooker:

  • You can cook this sabzi in a pressure cooker too.
  • After the step of adding spices and lauki in the pressure cooker add 1/4 cup of water in it.
  • Now pressure cook the sabzi for 2 whistles.
  • After 15 minutes, open the lid and add homemade amchur powder/lemon juice and mix well.
  • Cook on high flame for about 2-3 minutes and stir in between.
  • Further, add finely chopped fresh coriander and mix well.
  • Finally, Serve Vrat special lauki ki sabji hot with Kuttu Paratha or Kuttu Poori or Kuttu Cheela.

Products used – Buy Online

You can buy the ingredients, utensils, appliances, and kitchen tools online from the below links.

Ghee
Cumin Seeds (Jeera)
Coriander Powder
Red Chili Powder
Sendha Namak or Rock Salt
Wok / Kadai
Sabzi Serving Bowl
Fruits Vegetable Washing Bowl
Cutlery Holder
Knife Sharpener for Kitchen

Step by Step Recipe

How to make Lauki Sabzi | Lauki ki Sabji Recipe for Navratri Fast with step by step photos:

1. To make Lauki ki Sabji for navratri upvas, first of all, we will take lauki / Bottle Gourd and cut the lauki into small pieces, and wash it.

2. Firstly, heat Ghee / Oil in a Kadai or pan.

3. Additionally, add cumin seeds (jeera) and saute for a few seconds.

4. Once it crackles then add coriander powder, red chili powder, finely chopped green chili, grated ginger, and cook for a few seconds.

5. Further, add diced Bottle Gourd and sendha namak.

6. Now add ½ cup water and mix all the ingredients.

7. Further, cover the Kadai / pan with a lid.

8. Cook for 10-12 minutes on low flame or until they become mushy.

9. Stir in between.

10. Additionally, add homemade amchur powder / lemon juice and mix well.

11. Cook for another 2-3 minutes on high flame and stir in between.

12. If the Vrat Wali Lauki Sabzi still looks watery or runny to you, then evaporate the water by cooking it without the lid on high flame and stir in between. This Lauki ki sabji for Navratri fast should not be dry nor watery, just in between.

13. Further, add finely chopped fresh coriander and mix well.

14. Now, switch off the flame.

15. Finally, garnish with a few coriander leaves and serve Navratri special lauki ki sabji hot with Kuttu Paratha or Kuttu Poori or Kuttu Cheela.

lauki ki sabji recipe for navratri fast | vrat wali lauki sabzi recipe | bottle gourd curry recipe | ghiya ki sabji

Vrat ki Lauki Sabzi Recipe in Pressure Cooker

1. You can cook this sabzi in a pressure cooker too.

2. After the step of adding spices and lauki in the pressure cooker add 1/4 cup of water in it.

3. Now pressure cook the sabzi for 2 whistles.

4. After 15 minutes, open the lid and add homemade amchur powder/lemon juice and mix well.

5. Cook on high flame for about 2-3 minutes and stir in between.

6. Further, add finely chopped fresh coriander and mix well.

7. Finally, Serve Vrat special lauki ki sabji hot with Kuttu Paratha or Kuttu Poori or Kuttu Cheela.

lauki ki sabji recipe for navratri fast | vrat wali lauki sabzi recipe | bottle gourd curry recipe | ghiya ki sabji

More Ways to Use Lauki / Bottle Gourd

1. You can try my other Lauki Recipes like Lauki ke Kofte, Lauki ki sukhi Sabji, Lauki Raita, etc.

2. Lauki Burfi is the other dessert option for fast or vrat.

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