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Mazedaar Loki Ki Bhujya

This is my grandma’s recipe of making Loki (kaddu) and I find it the most delicious and easy recipe for this tasty vegetable. Give it a try and let me know how you go with it ………..

Ayesha's Kitchen

Ayesha’s Kitchen


  • 1 large onion (sliced)
  • 2 large tomatoes (chopped)
  • 1 loki peeled and sliced
  • 4 green chillies
  • 2 tbspns fresh green chillies
  • 1 tspn ginger paste
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ tspn red chilli powder or to taste
  • ½ tspn turmeric
  • 1 tspn cumin powder
  • 1 tspn coriander powder
  • 1 tspn garam masala
  • ½ tspn chaat masala
  • Some peppercorns
  • 2 tbspns olive oil


-In a deep pan heat oil and fry ginger paste until it is brown. Add everything else except 2 green chillies and fresh coriander. Mix and cook covered on low heat for 30 minutes. Stir occasionally.

-When loki is tender and masala is done, simmer fry it. Dish it out and garnish with some coriander and 2 green chillies.

-Serve hot with tandoori roti or homemade chapatti.