Lauki soup recipe (Bottle gourd soup recipe)
US measuring cups are used (1 cup = 240 ml)
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2 servings
- 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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