Mattho(Dhoodhi raita)
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Dhoodhi raita is a very healthy and delicious condiment made from boiled bottle gourd and curd/ yogurt
Recipe type: condiments, side dish
Serves: 1-2
  • Curd 1 cup
  • Grated Bottlegourd (dhoodhi or kadhoo) ½ cup
  • Salt as per taste
  • Black pepper powder, red chilly powder, jeera powder..a pinch of each
  • Green chilly 1
  • Ginger just a bit
  • Water to adjust consistency
  1. Peel and grate dhoodhi, rinse and boil it for 3-4  minutes
  2. let it cool properly
  3. Blend the curd properly either with handheld blender or mathni, add salt, chopped green chilly, ginger and mix properly
  4. Squeeze the boiled dhoodhi and add it into curd (Reserve the liquid after squeezing out dhoodi, you can use it to add in dal, curries or for kneading dough)
  5. Keep it for 1-2 hrs so that the flavours blend with each other
  6. While serving, sprinkle dash of pepper powders, chopped coriander leaves and enjoy it with your meals to keep yourself cool in summer
Recipe by Sindhi Rasoi |Sindhi Recipes at