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Lauki Curry Recipe - Bottle Gourd Curry - Ghiya Sabzi. A simple and tasty vegetarian gravy recipe which is just perfect to serve with some plain rice. Known by various names like the lauki or ghiya or dudhi among other names, this bottle gourd curry is easy and delicious which will leave you asking for more.

Lauki Curry Recipe-Bottle Gourd Curry-Ghiya Sabzi

Lauki Curry Recipe-Bottle Gourd Curry-Ghiya Sabzi. A simple and easy to make curry recipe which goes well in any season.
Course Curry recipe
Cuisine Indian
Author Fa's Kitchen


  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1 to mato finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves peeled
  • 2 green chili slit/hari mirch
  • 1 medium sized bottle gourd / lauki / ghiya peeled and diced
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder / haldi
  • 2 tsp red chili powder / lal mirch
  • salt to taste/namak
  • 2 tbsp coconut paste
  • 2 tbsp tamarind paste
  • 3 tbsp coriander leaver/cilantro finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp oil


  • In a pan, add oil and fry the onion till translucent.
  • Now add the green chili, garlic, tomato, salt, turmeric and cook till the tomato pieces are tender.
  • Throw in the diced bottle gourd / lauki, red chili powder and water and cook till it is cooked. (You can alternatively cook it in a pressure cooker to save time. Just 1 or 2 whistles of the pressure cooker will be sufficient to cook the bottle gourd thoroughly)
  • Add a cup of water, coconut paste, tamarind paste and coriander leaves, cook on low flame till oil begins to float on top.
  • Serve hot with steamed plain rice