Ingredients 1 kg bottle gourd 1½ cup yogurt 3 teaspoon fennel powder 2 teaspoon ginger powder 2 tablespoon ghee 1 teaspoon cumin seeds ½ teaspoon shah jeera  1 small piece cinnamon 3 cardamon 1 black cardamom 4 cloves 2-3 green chilli slit Salt to taste 2 tablespoon coriander leaves

Take yogurt in a bowl and whisk it well

Add fennel powder and ginger powder

Whisk well. Add 1 cup water and mix well

Heat 1 tablespoon ghee in a wide pan. Add peeled, thick sliced bottle gourd

Fry the bottle gourd pieces until they are brown from all sides. Set aside

Heat ghe. Add jeera, shah jeera, cumin, cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, black cardamom

Saute for a few seconds

Add the yogurt mixture

Add salt, and green chilli. Mix well and bring to a boil

Add the fried bottle gourd

Simmer and cook until the bottle gourd is completely done

Add coriander leaves and mix well

Serve hot with steamed rice