1) 500 gms Lauki/Bottle gourd
2) 1/2 Cup Besan/Chickpea flour
3) 2 Tablespoon oil
4) Salt to taste
5) Red Chilly To Taste
6) 1 Teaspoon Jeera Powder
7) 1 Teaspoon Black Pepper
8) 1/4 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder
9) 2 Onions Chopped
10) 1 Tomato Chopped
11) 2 Teaspoon Garlic Chopped
12) 1 Teaspoon Green Chilly Finely Chopped
13) 1 Tablespoon Soya Sauce
14) 1 Tablespoon Tomato Ketchup
15) 1/4 Tablespoon Green chilly Sauce
16) Fresh coriander leaves for garnish


* Grate the lauki and keep it in a bowl
* Add Chickpea flour, little salt, red chilli, Jeera powder
* Add Turmeric powder, black pepper, green chilli
* Add 2 Teaspoon of oil and mix well
* Make small balls of the mix and keep it on the baking tray
* Bake for 10 – 15 minutes till a golden crust is formed
* Leave them to cool on the wire rack
* In a wok, heat oil and saute garlic for a minute
* Add onions and tomatoes and saute for a minute
* Add soya sauce, green chilly sauce and ketchup and mix well
* Season with salt and black pepper according to your taste
* Finally add the baked lauki balls and some slit green chilli
* Saute for a few minutes till the inion mix is coated well on lauki balls
* Serve hot, Garnished with fresh coriander leaves

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