How To Make  Lau-er Khosa Bata

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By Abhijit

Last Updated Jun 23, 2022


How To Make Lau-er Khosa Bata

This is my mom’s favorite recipe, as she is very simple, used to take panta Bhat with posto bata, Lau er khosa bata, or lau er khosa bhaja with onion. So I learned this very simple, healthy, and flavorful dish from my beloved mother. Boiled and pasted peel of bottle gourd, are stir-fried with the tempered nigella seeds and mixed with sorshe- posto bata in sil Nora(mustard-poppy seeds paste with the help of grinding stone), this is How To Make  Lau-er Khosa Bata.

 Lau-er Khosa is rich in fiber which helps to digest food. They are also very helpful for controlling diabetes and blood sugar, and very helpful also to manage the weight as it gives very less calorie.

Main equipment required

A Kadai or a frying pan

Serving plate

Pressure cooker

Spatula

Ingredients

Lau er khosa/bottle gourd peel-200 gm

Posto/Khas Khas/poppy seeds-2 tbsp

Mustard seeds/sorshe-2 tbsp

Nigella seeds-1/ tbsp

Oil-1 tbsp

Turmeric powder-1/2 tbsp

Green chili-2

Salt to taste

How To Make  Lau-er Khosa Bata

Soak poppy seeds and mustard seeds in half a cup of warm water for 30 minutes

Wash the peel and put it into a pressure cooker by adding a pinch of salt and pressure cook it for 1 whistle on low flame.

Lau-er Khosa Bata step1

Allow to release the pressure and open the lid.

Lau-er Khosa Bata step2

Smash it with the help of a palm.

Lau-er Khosa Bata step3

Take a sil bata and grind the soaked posto and sorshe with the green chilies, to a smooth paste

Lau-er Khosa Bata step4

Heat oil in a Kadai, and add nigella seeds for tempering

Lau-er Khosa Bata step5

Add the paste of bottle gourd peel and stir fry for a minute.

Lau-er Khosa Bata step6

Now add turmeric powder and mix it properly

Lau-er Khosa Bata step7

When the raw smell of turmeric goes off, then add the posto sorshe paste and cook for 3-4 minutes.

Lau-er Khosa Bata step8
Lau-er Khosa Bata step9

Take it out from the oven and serve with hot steam rice.

How To Make Lau-er Khosa Bata

How To Make Lau-er Khosa Bata

This is my mom’s favorite recipe, as she is very simple,used to take panta bhat with posto bata, lau er khosa bata or lau er khosa bhaja with onion. So I learned this very simple , healthy and flavorful dish from mybeloved mother. Boiled and pasted peel of bottle gourd, are stir fried with thetempered nigella seeds  and mixed with sorshe- posto bata in sil-nora(mustard-poppy seeds paste withthe help of  grinding stone),this is How To Make Lau-er Khosa Bata.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Bengali, Indian
Servings 4
Calories

Equipment

  • Serving plate
  • A kadai or a fry pan
  • pressure cooker
  • Spatula

Ingredients
  

  • 2 tbsp poppy seeds/posto/khas khas
  • 2 tbsp mustard
  • 1 tbsp mustard oil
  • 1/2 tbsp  turmeric powder
  • 2 green chili
  • 1/2 tbsp nigella seeds
  • salt to taste
  • 1 cup lau er khosa/bottle gourd peel

Instructions
 

  • Soak poppy seed and mustardseeds in half cup of warm water for 30 minituess
    Wash the peel and put it into a pressure cooker with addinga pinch of salt and pressure cook it for 1 whistle in low flame.
  • Allow to release the pressure and open the lid.
  • Smash it with the help of palm.
  • Take a sil bata and grind the soaked posto and sorshe withthe green chilies, to a smooth paste
  • Heat oil in a kadai, and add nigella seeds for tempering
  • Add the paste of bottle gourd peel and stir fry for aminute.
  • Now add turmeric powder and mix it properly
  • When the raw smell of turmeric goes off, then add the posto sorshe paste and cook for 3-4 minutes.
  • Take it out from the oven and serve with hot steam rice.

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