Bottle Gourd Fritters, Bread Pizza

Continued from: Spanish Omelette

Bottle Gourd Fritters (Lauki ke Pakode)

Bottle gourd is a nutritious vegetable, which many people do not like. Here is one delicious recipe of bottle gourd which not only kids but every one will love. This can be a great finger food served with any healthy dip.


Lauki ke Pakode


1 medium sized bottle gourd

1 cup gram flour (besan)

Ajwain – 1/2 tsp

salt and chilli powder to taste

Coriander leaves chopped – 2 tbsp

Oil to fry


Heat oil in a pan to deep fry.

Peel and grate bottle gourd.

Squeeze out all excess water from it leaving very little.

Add gram flour and ajwain and coriander leaves to this.

Add salt and chili powder to taste.

Mix well so that it becomes a thick batter.

Shape small fritters out of this batter and deep fry till golden brown.

Serve hot with tomato ketchup or cheesy yogurt dip.


Quick-fix Bread Pizza for kids

Pizza is usually a favorite with most kids. But, kneading the pizza dough, preparing pizza sauce and baking for a long time is not always possible. Below is the quick fix substitute which will please both mums and kids will love.



Brown bread – 1 slice

Tomato ketchup


Sliced onions, capsicum, tomatoes, mushrooms etc.

Mozzarella / processed cheese



Preheat oven to 180 degrees C.

Spread soft butter and tomato ketchup on the bread slice.

Top it with your child’s favorite veggies. (You may also add cooked chicken pieces or egg).

Grate cheese over the toppings generously.

Bake it the oven for 3-5 minutes or till cheese melts.

Cut into squares or triangles and serve. These are small enough to be picked and eaten as finger food.



5 Replies to “Bottle Gourd Fritters, Bread Pizza”

  1. Neetu says:

    Please provide some suggestion for constipation issues.

  2. Varsha sharda says:

    Hi my daughter is 9 months old now weights only 6.300 kgs. I am very worried as she doesn’t want to eat any thing. She takes one bite but then doesn’t open her mouth. Plz help..

    1. florita says:

      Varsha don’t panic jus relax by consulting with ur doc n try giving her syrup which will make her feel hungry or change the taste in food

  3. Kiran Choudhary says:

    Hi my son is 2years old and his weights only 10 kgs. I am very worried as he doesn’t want to eat any thing. He takes one bite but then doesn’t open his mouth. I also want to see my son as healthy as other children’s of this age group. Plz help..


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