Lauki ke Kofte- vegan meatballs is one of the best Indian curries.Serve fried vegetarian meatballs in spicy gravy with flatbread or rice.Surely wins hearts and tummies.A great curry for a party.Also vegan and gluten-free.
Tip: You can also prepare the meatballs before hand.Keep it in freezer.Use it for a dinner anytime mid week.
Thus,avoid takeaway and eat healthy.
Benefits of bottle gourd
Lauki also known as 'Ghiya'/'Dudhi'/'Opo'/long melon.Cooling, calming, diuretic and anti-bilious.Most people think eat it during sickness,but it is highly nutritious.
How to use lauki?
It is also a great substitute to potatoes in many gravies.
You can even add a piece to pav bhaji or to tomato soup.
Excellent during pregnancy and post-partum.
Diet watchers as it is very low calorie.Some people also add a bit to their juice.However,you need to check it is fresh and not bitter when eating raw.You should add only a small quantity to your juice as it is di-uretic and might upset the stomach.
You can also make a lot of recipes from it.Make a barfi or sweet or make a thepla,gluten-free flatbread out of it.You can make simple curries with lentils like lauki channa or enjoy it as a simple curry or sabji.
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