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Lauki/Ghiya Recipes

Lauki, Ghiya, Kaddu, Doodhi, Bottle Gourd and here in America it is also called as Squash. One vegetable and so many different names… Bottle gourds contains about 96% water. They are rich in dietary fibers, and are also a good source of vitamin B and contain iron as well. Bottle gourd is one of the lightest vegetable and it is very easy to digest.

Lauki can be easily find all over India. In outside India it can be find in Indian stores and also in some Chinese stores. If you do not find lauki in your part of world grow them at home. Lauki is a tropical plant so it loves heat. It belongs to the family Cucurbitaceae like bitter gourd, pumpkin, cucumber etc. Lauki is a vine which grown very fast in hot climate.

Read about growing Lauki at home!

Read about some easy, healthy and delicious ways to use lauki in your cuisine. You can also make these dishes with raw green pumpkin(seetaphal), torai, and also zucchini.

homegrown lauki

There are plenty of dishes made out of Lauki. This is a vegetable whichi is naomally eaten during the fasting days as well. I have separated the lauki recipes to make your search easier.