Firstly, peel the bottle gourd and cut them into small desired pieces.
Wash them well and strain the lauki to remove excess water content.
Take a cooking pot, add oil and heat it.
Add the cumin seeds and green chillies.
Add sliced onions, salt to taste and cook them until translucent.
Add ginger garlic paste, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and mix well.
Cook the masala on low heat until oil releases from the sides.
Add the washed lauki pieces.
Mix and saute well.
Cook the lauki for 4-5 minutes.
Add a cup of water.
Add coriander leaves and give a mix.
Cook the lauki until it turns soft.
Do not overcook as it turns soggy if overcooked.
Turn off the heat.
Serve hot with roti or chapati.