Lauki with Rajma (Bottle gourd with red beans)

A nutritionally balanced diet is the key to get high level of immunity; paying particular attention to protein, I prepared this combination ‘Lauki with Rajma (Bottle gourd with red beans)’. It is good for your health and waistline, see how it will boost your energy and keep fit.

Ingredients:

  • Lauki: 250-300gm
  • Rajma: 100gm.
  • Onion: 1 no.
  • Tomato: 2 no.
  • Green chili: 2 no.
  • Turmeric powder: ½ teaspoon
  • Chili powder: ½ teaspoon
  • Coriander powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Salt: 1 teaspoon
  • Ghee (clarified butter)/cooking oil: 2 tablespoon

Preparation:

  1. Soak Rajma 4-6 hours or overnight.
  2. Remove the Peel of bottle gourd and chop them into squire, keep aside.
  3. Chop onion and make paste. keep aside.
  4.  Chop green chili and tomatoes into small pieces, keep aside.

Method:

  1. Take a pressure cooker, heat ghee, add grinded onion, fry till it gets light brown in color, add chopped tomatoes, chopped green chili, and powder masala, stir fry for couple of minutes.
  2. Add chopped lauki and Rajma stir fry on medium flame for couple of minutes, add salt and 2 cups of water (as per your requirement) put the lid on and bring full cooking pressure, lower the flame. Cook for 3-4 minutes. Put off the flame, allow it to cool.
  3. Lauki with Rajma (Bottle gourd with red beans) is ready to serve, Serve hot or warm with steamed rice/chapati.
Lauki with Rajma (Bottle gourd with red beans)

Lauki with Rajma (Bottle gourd with red beans)

Ingredients

Ingredients

chopped vegetables

chopped vegetables

add grinded onion

add grinded onion

add grinded onion

add grinded onion

add chopped tomatoes

add chopped tomatoes

add chopped tomatoes, chopped green chili, and powder masala

add chopped tomatoes, chopped green chili, and powder masala

Add chopped lauki

Add chopped lauki

Add chopped lauki and Rajma

Add chopped lauki and Rajma

add salt

add salt

add salt and 2 cups of water

add salt and 2 cups of
water

put the lid on

put the lid on

Cook for 3-4 minutes

Cook for 3-4 minutes

Lauki with Rajma (Bottle gourd with red beans)

Lauki with Rajma (Bottle gourd with red beans)

Lauki with Rajma (Bottle gourd with red beans)

Lauki with Rajma (Bottle gourd with red beans)

Lauki with Rajma (Bottle gourd with red beans)

Lauki with Rajma (Bottle gourd with red beans)

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