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Bottle Gourd Kofta (Dudhi/Lauki Muthia)

on May 4, 2016


It is a tasty kofta (Muthia) recipe of Gujarat. You can serve it in the evening as a snack or with tea. According to ayurveda lauki is a herbal  vegetable. It is helps you to support urinary system, reducing high acidity and good for diabetic patient.

Prep Time: 11-15 minutes

Cook Time: 15-20 minutes

Serve: 4


  • Bottle gourd (lauki/doodhi) grated 400 grams
  • Wheat flours 5 Tbsp.
  • Gram Flour 2 Tbsp.
  • White Sesame Seeds 1 Tsp.
  • Ginger, Garlic Paste each 1 Tsp.
  • Green Chili Paste 1/2 Tsp.
  • Cumin Powder 1/2 Tsp.
  • Dry Coriander Powder 1/2 Tsp.
  • Red Chili Powder ½ Tsp.
  • Turmeric Powder ½ Tsp.
  • Yogurt 2 Tbsp.
  • Garam Masala 1 Tsp.
  • Pinch of asafoetida
  • Brown Sugar 1 Tsp.
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil to deep fry 


  1. Heat oil in a pan or kadhai.
  2. Place the grated lauki in a bow, add salt and mix well and set aside for some time. Squeeze the excess water out and transfer grated lauki into another bowl.( You can use water to make rice or in a curry or in soup).
  3. Add white sesame seeds, ginger, garlic, chili paste, cumin powder, dry coriander powder, asafoetida, red chili powder, turmeric powder and mix well.
  4. Add gram flour and wheat flour and mix well. Add yogurt and mix well. Add more salt if required. Take small portions of the mixture and shape into cylinder shape. (Muthia)
  5. Deep fry in hot oil, stirring a few times, till golden brown and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper. Serve hot.


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