Preparation time 10 minutes Cooking time 10 minutes Serves 2 to 3
Ingredients: 6 to 8 big fresh lau / lauki/ dhudhi or ghiya/ bottle gourd leaves ½ tsp kalonjee/ nigella sativa 1 whole red chilly broken into halves 4 cloves of garlic 2 green chilly ¼ tsp sugar 1tbsp mustard oil Salt to taste
Methods of Cooking
Take the lau /bottle gourd leaves wash them well in warm water. Then chop them and put in to your blender with garlic cloves, green chilly, salt and sugar. Make a fine paste. Heat oil in pan add kalonjee/ nigella sativa and broken whole red chilly. When it starts to splutter add the paste. Stir and cook till oil comes out from the mixture. Serve with hot rice. Just take the paste and mix with steaming hot rice and relish garlicky hot bottle gourd leaves paste. This is usually served with the starter in a full course lunch.
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