Creamy Bottle Gourd Soup is very simple and easy healthy stomach filling soup prepared with easily available ingredients in the house. This Creamy Bottle Gourd soup is very good for the people on fasting as it is very nutritious and gives instant energy. Bottle Gourd is known as lauki in hindi and sorekayee in kannada. This creamy Bottle Gourd Soup is an excellent source of dietary fiber and vitamins.
Bottle Gourd is low in calories and fats but keep ones full for longer time. Bottle Gourd being rich in water content , very effective in keeping your stomach cool and reduce the excessive body fat. This Creamy bottle gourd soup is very nutritious as it is filled with vitamin rich peanuts and calcium and vitamin rich potato.
Try this healthy and nutritious this Creamy Bottle Gourd Soup at home and reap the health benefits of Bottle Gourd . Visit the food blog on every Saturdays for new and healthy recipes.
Preparation time – 5 minutes
Cooking time – 10 minutes
Total time – 15 minutes
Serves – 3 to 4 people
- 250 gms bottle gourd
- 1 small potato
- 1 green chilly slit
- 1/2 tsp ginger finely chopped
- 2 1/2 tbsp roasted peanuts
- 2 cups water
- 1/4 to 1/2 cup milk
- 1 tbsp cream (opt )
- 1/4 tsp pepper powder
- 1 tbsp finely chopped coriander leaves
- Salt to taste
- 1/2 tsp lemon juice
Take out the peel of the bottle gourd and chop into fine pieces.
Take out the peel of the potato and chop into fine pieces.
Put bottle gourd , potato, roasted peanuts , green chilly , ginger ,salt and water to the cooker and cook till 3 whistles.
Allow the cooker to cool down completely and then crush to fine paste and strain through a strainer and heat the soup again.
When the soup starts to boil add in salt and pepper powder as per your taste and heat till two boils.
Add in milk to the soup and give a nice stir, lastly add the cream and boil once and switch off the stove .
Put in lemon juice and mix nicely adding coriander leaves fine chopped.
Serve piping hot Creamy Bottle gourd Soup topped with coriander leaves.
- You may replace potato with one tsp of corn flour.
- You may use whey in this soup and reduce the quantity of water to make more healthier version.
- Soak the chopped bottle gourd always in water to avoid the change in the colour of bottle gourd.