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lauki paratha
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Lauki paratha, Doodhi Thepla

Lauki Paratha- Grated Bottlegourd and wheat flour flat bread
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Course: Breakfast, Main Course, Roti,paratha,poori ,Breads
Cuisine: North Indian Cuisine
Keyword: doodhi, lauki paratha, lauki thepla, paratha
Servings: 4 person
Author: Anjana Chaturvedi


  • 1.5 Bottle Gourd / Lauki grated
  • 2 cup Whole Wheat Flour / Atta
  • 1/4 cup Gram flour / Besan
  • 2 Green Chillies / Hari Mirch chopped
  • 1/3 cup Fresh Coriander / Cilantro / Hara Dhaniya chopped
  • 1/3 tsp Turmeric Powder / Haldi Powder
  • 1.5 tbsp Chili flakes /Kuti hui laal mirch
  • 1 tbsp Coriander Powder / Dhaniya Powder
  • To taste Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Asafoetida / Hing powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds / Sabut Jeera
  • 1.5 tbsp Cooking oil or ghee
  • 2 tbsp Yogurt


  • Peel and grate the bottle gourd ,discard the hard mature seeds.
  • In a bowl take wheat flour and gram flour and all the spices and mix well.
  • Now add the grated lauki , yogurt , oil and mix well.
  • Now add little water if needed , some times the lauki releases enough water so you don't need any extra water to make the dough.
  • Make a medium stiff dough ,cover and rest for 5 minutes.
  • Make equal sized balls from the dough .
  • Take a dough ball ,dust with dry flour and roll to make medium thin roti.
  • Heat a tawa / gridlle put the rolled paratha over it and cook from both sides on medium heat.
  • Now apply a tsp oil or ghee and roast by pressing gently with a spatula till nice golden spots appear on top.
  • Repeat the same with other side of paratha.
  • When get roasted from both the sides then remove from the tawa and serve hot.
  • Serve with any tangy curry of your choice , raita or pickle