Lauki Sabzi



  1. In a skillet over medium-high heat, warm the ghee or olive oil.
  2. Once the ghee melts, add the cumin seeds and cook, for 1 minute max.
  3. Swirl the turmeric into the oil, then the asafetida (if using).
  4. Add the lauki and salt and toss to coat the lauki with the spices.
  5. Reduce the heat to medium-low, cover, and cook, 15 to 20 minutes.
  6. Add the tomatoes to the skillet, cover, and cook, about 5 minutes.
  7. Stir in the lime juice and garnish with the cilantro before serving.