Meatless Monday~ Lauki (Opo Squash)
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This version of Lauki is rustic and robust. Paired with tomatoes and onions, it is sure to have your family coming back for more!
Recipe type: entree/side
Cuisine: Pakistani
Serves: 4
  • 1 medium sized Lauki (peeled and diced)
  • 1 large onion (diced)
  • 1 small tomato (diced)
  • ½ green chilli ( chopped)
  • 1 tsp garlic (minced)
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • 3 tbsp oil (Olive or Canola)
  • 4-5 sprigs cilantro (chopped) for garnish
  1. In a pan, fry the onions till golden brown
  2. Add garlic, salt, red chilli powder and turmeric
  3. Stir fry
  4. Add half of the chopped green chilli
  5. Add the tomatoes and lauki and stir fry
  6. Cover the pan and let cook
  7. After about 10 minutes check to see whether the vegetables have cooked through
  8. Stir fry un covered till oil separates from the vegetables
  9. Garnish with cilantro and the rest of the green chilli
  10. Enjoy by itself with roti or as a side with rice
Recipe by Eat.Drink.Pure at