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Lauki soup recipe (Bottle gourd soup recipe)

US measuring cups are used (1 cup = 240 ml)
Course Soup
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 97kcal
Author Kanan


  • 1 tablespoon Olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • ½ teaspoon Coriander seeds (sabut dhaniya)
  • 1/3 cup Onion chopped
  • 1 large clove Garlic
  • 1 tablespoon Whole wheat flour (Chapati atta) or all purpose flour
  • ½ of medium or 2 cups Lauki (bottle gourd or dudhi) peeled and cubed
  • 1 ½ cups Vegetable stock or water
  • 1/4 cup Cilantro or coriander leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • ¼ teaspoon Black pepper powder
  • ¼ teaspoon Garam masala


Making lauki soup recipe:

  • Heat the olive oil in a pressure cooker on medium heat.
  • Once hot add cumin seeds and coriander seeds. Saute for a minute.
  • Now add onions and garlic. Add salt. Cook till onions are translucent and pink.
  • Now add whole wheat flour. Mix and cook for a minute with stirring constantly.
  • Now add chopped lauki.
  • Add water or vegetable broth whichever you are using. I have used water.
  • Also add coriander sprigs. Cover the pressure cooker with lid, put the weight on.
  • Cook it for 2-3 whistles.
  • Let the pressure go down by itself then open the lid.
  • Now using hand blender, make smooth puree. If using blender or mixer,
  • Pour back into the cooker.
  • Check the soup consistency. If needed, add more stock or water.
  • Add freshly crushed black pepper and garam masala.
  • Stir well. If needed bring the soup to a boil.


Calories: 97kcal | Carbohydrates: 7.6g | Protein: 0.7g | Fat: 7.3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 1023mg | Potassium: 65mg | Fiber: 1.2g | Sugar: 3.1g
*Nutrition information is a rough estimate for 1 serving
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