Dudhi Halwa Recipe - A favorite Indian dessert made up of bottle gourd.

This recipe is from the book any time temptations.

Main Ingredients : Bottle gourd (lauki/doodhi), Milk

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Desserts

Dudhi Halwa

Dudhi Halwa Recipe - how to make Dudhi Halwa


Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy


  • Bottle gourd (lauki/doodhi) peeled seeded and grated1 medium

  • Milk 3 cups

  • Pure ghee 3-4 tablespoons

  • Sugar 1/4 cup

  • Green cardamom powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cashewnuts 10

  • Raisins 10

  • Pistachios 10


Step 1

Heat the milk and cook till reduced to around two cups. Heat ghee in a pan, add the grated gourd and sauté for five to seven minutes. Add reduced milk and cook, stirring continuously, till all the liquid content has evaporated.

Step 2

Add sugar and green cardamom powder. Mix thoroughly. Serve hot or cold garnished with cashewnuts, raisins and pistachios.

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