Lauki Raita Recipe – Grated Bottle Gourd Yogurt Salad

Lauki Raita is a healthy recipe made from grated bottle gourd. Bottle gourd also known as dhoodi or lauki is very healthy when eaten raw and has a lot of nutritional properties that is good for the immune system.Lauki raita is one accompaniment that you should make during summers to help keep you and your family healthy. Lauki has a good water content and so this vegetable helps in reducing excessive body heat. It is also easily digestible by the body.  Curd (Dahi / Yogurt), Bottle gourd (lauki), Cucumber, Green Chilli, Coriander (Dhania) Leaves, Cumin powder (Jeera), Salt   2 cups Curd (Dahi / Yogurt) 1 cup Bottle gourd (lauki) , peeled and grated 1 Cucumber , peeled and grated 1 Green Chilli , finely chopped 1 Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , small bunch, finely chopped 1/2 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera) Salt , to taste     15   15     To begin making the Lauki Raita Recipe , get all the ingredients ready. In a large mixing bowl, add the grated lauki, cucumber, yogurt, green chillies, salt, cumin and coriander. Stir all the ingredients well. Check the salt and spice levels and adjust to suit your taste.Transfer the Lauki Raita into a serving bowl and serve chilled.Serve Lauki Raita along with a meal of Aloo Gobi Sabzi, Punjabi Dal Tadka and Tawa Paratha.