Bottle gourd (also known as long melon/doodhi/lauki/sorekayi) is a vegetable that is used in a variety of Indian cooking. We grow this amazing vegetable in our veggie patch during summer. It has multiple health benefits, including high dietary fiber, rich in iron and vitamin B and C. It is regarded as one of the healthiest vegetables in India. The peel of this wonderful veggie can also be used in cooking, which again is considered very healthy.
Whether you want to use the bottle gourd to make curries/dessert or use the peel of this vegetable to make chutney, here are some creative ways of using this delicious vegetable. You can find traditional lost recipes too.