Bottle gourd slow-cooked with spiced shrimps makes for a perfect, quick, and easy weekday meal.
- 1 Bottle gourd lauki , small
- 250 grams Shrimps
- 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds
- 1 Bay leaf
- 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
- Salt to taste
- Sugar to taste
- 2 green chilies slit
Marinate the shrimps with salt and turmeric powder for 10 minutes then lightly fry them in mustard oil for 2 minutes.
To the same pan add cumin seeds and bay leaf.
Saute them for few minutes and add bottle gourd.
Add salt, sugar, turmeric powder, green chilies.
Cover and simmer till the bottle gourd loses all its moisture and is cooked thoroughly.
Add the shrimps and simmer for five more minutes. Serve Lau Chingri along with Steamed Rice.
Calories: 70kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 158mg | Sodium: 561mg | Potassium: 58mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 5IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 93mg | Iron: 2mg