5 Ways To Make A Delicious Lunch With Nutritious Gourds

After eating out over the weekend, we feel guilty for all the unhealthy food we ate. We want to restart our digestive system by treating it to some healthy and nutritious food. With the monsoons approaching, bottle gourd is often the most preferred option for a simple and nutritious meal. Also known as Lauki, Ghiya and Doodhi, this low calorie vegetable is a treasure trove of nutrients that is perfect for maintaining our health. Often, gourd is not liked by people because of its pungent taste, but not now! We’ve got some delicious gourd recipes that will make a mid-meal snack!

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5 Delicious Ways To Add Gourd To Your Lunch

1. Gourd Bharat

We all have heard of Baingan ka Bharta, but have you heard of Lauki Ka Bharta?! This quick and easy recipe gives a delicious twist by grilling simple gourds and cooking them in a spicy onion-tomato masala.

Click here for the complete Lauki Bharta recipe.


2. Lauki Kofta

Lauki Kofta is one of the most popular vegetarian dishes in India. In this recipe, bottle gourd is grated finely, salt and red chilli powder are added and gram flour is mixed in it before frying. These fried dumplings are then tossed in a spicy and tangy gravy made with tomatoes, onions, cilantro and a slew of rustic spices.

Click here for the complete Lauki Kofta recipe.

3. Gourd Bread

Also known as detox roti, this special roti is a combination of flour and gourd. This blended flour ensures that you are consuming half the bread’s calories when eating a detox bread. Another benefit is that this gourd bread is delicious and elevates your average meal.

Click here for the full bottle gourd roti recipe.


4. Lauki Dosa

This gourd dosa is like the classic dosa, only healthier! Ready in 20 minutes, this quick dosa can be combined with sambhar and coconut chutney for a proper South Indian meal.

Click here for the complete Lauki Dosa recipe.

5. Gourd Chana Dal

Low-calorie gourd comes with a high-protein twist with this easy gourd chana dal recipe! Lentils are spicy and delicious, making it the ideal gravy to have with your everyday rice or roti!

Click here for the complete Lauki Chana Dal recipe.

Try these gourd recipes for lunch and let us know in the comments section how you liked it.

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