Bottle Gourd Curry
Bottle Gourd Curry
5 from 1 vote
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings: 4
Bottle gourd curry is a tasty vegetable curry made with bottle gourd pieces slathered in a spicy masala. Known as lauki ki sabzi, this is the type of curry that everyone can enjoy as it is vegetarian, gluten-free, and healthy.

Nutrition: per serving



  • 50 ml Oil
  • 1 kg Bottle Gourd
  • 1 Onions
  • 1 Tomatoes
  • 1 tsp Garlic Paste
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Chilli Powder
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 2 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 Green Chillies
  • 2 tbsp Water
  • Coriander


  • Add the oil into a pan and heat on medium heat until hot
  • Add the garlic paste and cumin seeds then sauté for 1 minute until fragrant
  • Add the finely diced onions and cook for 4-5 minutes until the onions are soft and slightly translucent
  • As the onions are cooking chop up the tomatoes then add them into the pan before cooking for a further 3-4 minutes
  • Add the salt, chilli powder, turmeric powder and green chillies then cook the spices for 3-4 minutes – ensure that you stir every minute or so to prevent the spices from burning and sticking to the pan
  • Add the water to allow the spices to release their colour and prevent the spices from burning then cook for 2-3 minutes
  • As the spices are cooking chop the bottle gourd into bite-size chunks then add into pan and mix into the masala
  • Cover and cook on medium heat for 30 minutes on medium heat – ensure that you check every 5 or so minutes to prevent anything sticking to the pan
  • Add the finely chopped coriander then mix
  • Serve with homemade chapatti and enjoy!

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