Lauki Halwa-Dudhi Halwa-Bottle Gourd Halwa
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4-5
  • 1 Kg Bottle Gourd (Lauki)
  • 250 Gms Sugar
  • 250 Gms Khoa
  • Clarified Butter (Ghee)
  • 250 ml Milk
  • 1 tbsp Raisins (Khismish)
  • 1 tbsp Melon Seeds
  • 5-6 Almonds (sliced into lengths)
  • 5-6 Cashews Nuts (chopped)
  • 1 tsp Cardamom Powder
  1. Clean and Wash Bottle Gourd. We will Peel off the skin and grate the Gourds
  2. Put Grated Gourd in a pan. Add Milk and place Bottle Gourd on heat. Cover and Cook the grated Gourd on low heat.
  3. After 45 mins, Gourd gets cooked and water gets reduced. We will continue to cook uncovered.
  4. Meanwhile, we will roast Khoa. In another pan, put Khoa. Roast until it becomes light brown in color (Watch our YouTube Video on "How to make Khoa" and make delicious Khoa at home )
  5. After 5-6 mins, remove Khoa from the pan. Let's check on grated gourd.
  6. Water has reduced completely. Remove cooked Gourd from the pan
  7. Add 3-4 tbsp Ghee in a pan and add cooked gourd. After 4 mins of cooking, add sugar and stir until sugar melts completely.
  8. In another pan, melt 1-2 tbsp Ghee. We will roast all nuts and raisins. Add Cashew, Almond, Melon seeds and roast only until nuts become light brown in color. Now add raisins and roast until Raisins get puffed.
  9. Sugar has melted completely but we will cook until mositure evaporates entirely. When Sugar syrup has mixed well with Halwa, add roasted Khoa and mix well. Add nuts and raisins and mix well. Finally add Now add cardamom powder
  10. Switch off the heat. Lauki ka Halwa is ready
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