Bottle gourd-1 cut into cubes
2 medium size potatoes –cut into cubes
1 tsp of cumin seed or panch phoron
1 tsp of turmeric powder
2 tsp of red pepper powder
2-3 tsp of Huli Podi
Salt as per taste
Half a tsp of sugar
Cooking oil-2-3 tbs
Cut bottle gourd/lao/lauki and potato into cubes.
Heat up a pan, add oil, and temper it with cumin seeds.
Now add in potato first, fry for few minutes.
Now add in bottle gourd pieces.
Add in all the seasonings-salt, huli podi, red pepper powder, turmeric powder and sugar.
Mix in well; keep frying all the ingredients for another 4-5 mints at medium flame.
Add in half cup of warm water.
Cover the pan and let it cook well.
After 10-12 mints, open the lid and check for the vegetables. (In between, check the vegetables so that they don’t stick up at the base)
Just work with your spatula and mix in well. Serve with warm cooked rice. This is an excellent vegetarian dish with warm cooked rice or even roti.
Happy Cooking and see you tomorrow.