About this recipe

This recipe of how to make Bottle Gourd fritters is an amazing easy-to-make crispy snack-time vegetarian food recipe. Let’s be true that not anyone is a fan of Bottle Gourd there are many people who don’t like to eat this vegetable though we know the amazing health benefits of this vegetable, many of us end up not eating it because of its taste. An easy way to turn this healthy veggie into a tasty snack is by making fritters or pakoras.

You can always make an amazing recipe out of vegetables which you don’t like to eat just by adding a few spices, and herbs this non- likable vegetable can turn into something which you will for sure like. Can be modified to one’s own preferences and likings by adding a few or more veggies, spices, and herbs into it.

This is a very simple recipe that does not involve much preparation beforehand and is perfect for those times when you crave something hot, crispy, and yummy and need something instantaneously. And does not need any professional experience making as it can be made with just a few ingredients and techniques. Can be an amazing snack time recipe for you to have at the time of Navratri as it will help in keeping you full for a period of time and will help with your food cravings too.

This is my way of making this delicious and crispy easy-to-make snack time recipe. Hope you all like my way of making it do let me know your experience with your loved ones. I would really appreciate it if you would recommend this recipe to your friends and family too.

Serve it with tea, Green Chunky Dip, radish, etc.


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What is Navratri?

Navratri, (Sanskrit: “Nine Nights”) in full Sharad Navratri, Navratri also spelled Navaratri, in Hinduism, a major festival held in honor of the divine feminine. Navratri occurs over 9 days during the month of Ashvin, or Ashvina.

This puja is one of the most fervently observed worship by devout Hindus. Since Navratri marks the victory of good over evil, this occasion is a very important one to recharge everyone with courage, confidence, faith, hope, and devotion.

What is Bottle Gourd?

The bottle gourd is a vigorous, annual, running, or climbing vine with large leaves and a lush appearance. It grows fast and may begin to flower only 2 months after seeding. The thick stem is furrowed longitudinally. The vine is branched and climbs by means of tendrils along the stem.

Benefits of Bottle Gourd

  • Reduces stress.
  • Benefits the heart.
  • Helps in weight loss.
  • For sleeping disorders.
  • Prevents premature greying of hair.
  • Digestion.

What is Bottle Gourd used for?

The mature gourds are made into water bottles, dippers, spoons, pipes, and many other utensils and containers; they can also be fashioned into birdhouses, fancy ornaments, lamps, and musical instruments.

What are Fritters?

A fritter is a portion of fruit, vegetables, or other ingredients which have been battered or breaded, or just a portion of dough without further ingredients, that is deep-fried.

Ingredients for making bottle gourd fritters are down below-

  • Bottle gourd
  • 1/4 cup tamirind flour
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • 1/4 tsp sendha namak
  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • Water
  • Oil

Stepwise instructions with images on how to make bottle gourd fritters recipe-

Step-1 To make bottle gourd fritters/ lauki ki pakore we will thinly slice bottle gourd.

Step-2 Now take a bowl and add any flour I have used tamarind flour to it, followed by ginger, sendha namak, coriander powder, cumin seeds, and red chili powder. Give it a mix.

Step-3 Add water accordingly mix it properly and make a runny batter of it.

Step-4 Dip all the sliced bottle gourds into the batter and place them on the Tawa and let them cook properly from both sides on a low flame.

Step-5 Once they start to get crispy and golden brown in color take them out.

Step-6 Our bottle gourd fritters are ready.

Navratri fritters

Bottle Gourd Fritters

Anu Prabhakar
The Navartri is incomplete without Bottle Gourd Fritters. Try this Bottle Gourd Fritters with this Very Easy Crispy recipes.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Quickreceipe, Snacks
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 people
Calories 3 kcal


  • Bowl
  • Frying pan


  • Bottle Gourd thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup Tamarind flour
  • 1 tsp Ginger
  • 1/4 tsp Sendha namak
  • 1/2 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Seed
  • 1/2 tsp Red Chili powder
  • Water
  • Oil


  • Preparing
  • To make Bottle Gourd (Lauki) Fritters we’ll use thinly sliced Bottle Gourd.
  • Now we’ll take Almond flour, to it we’ll add ginger, Sendha Namak, Dhaniya powder, Jeera, and Red Chili powder.
  • Give it a quick mix to it add water and mix it to make a mixture of it.
  • Frying
  • Now to make Fritters dip the sliced Lauki (Bottle Gourd) in the batter coat it well and fry them.
  • Cook it nicely until both of the sides are cooked properly.
  • And Our Bottle Gourd Fritters are ready.


Calories: 3kcalCarbohydrates: 0.5gProtein: 0.1gFat: 0.1gSaturated Fat: 0.01gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.03gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.1gSodium: 5mgPotassium: 15mgFiber: 0.2gSugar: 0.03gVitamin A: 77IUVitamin C: 0.1mgCalcium: 5mgIron: 0.3mg
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