Lauki Raita

Spiced grated bottle gourd with curd served as an accompaniment.Lauki raita is a refreshing yogurt-based dish made with spiced lauki and yogurt. Lauki is also known as bottle gourd, doodhi, ghia. Lauki raita is healthy and tastes delicious. Serve this as a side dish with any Indian flat bread or over the rice.

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Main Ingredients Bottle gourd (lauki/doodhi), Yogurt
Cuisine Indian
Course Raitas
Prep Time 26-30 minutes
Cook time 6-10 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Lauki Raita

  • 250 grams Bottle gourd (lauki/doodhi)
  • 3 cups Yogurt
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds


  1. Peel and grate lauki. Boil grated lauki with a little salt for five minutes.
  2. Drain out water and let the lauki cool. Whisk chilled yogurt and mix salt and red chilli powder.
  3. Add boiled lauki and mix well. Dry roast cumin and make a coarse powder.
  4. Serve lauki raita sprinkled with cumin powder.

Nutrition Info

Calories 498
Carbohydrates 30.6
Protein 24.7
Fat 31