How to make Lauki ka halwa - Call it lauki ka halwa or doodhi halwa, it's just as delicious.

This recipe is contributed by Member Neha Jain.

Main Ingredients : Bottle Gourd, Milk (दूध)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Desserts

Lauki ka halwa

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

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Lauki ka halwa Recipe Card

Lauki ka halwa

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 1-1.30 hour

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Lauki ka halwa Recipe

  • Bottle Gourd peeled and grated 1 large

  • Milk 1 litres

  • Sugar 3/4 cup

  • Green cardamom powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Mixed dried fruits for garnish


Step 1

Heat milk in a deep non-stick pan and bring it to boil.

Step 2

Add lauki and cook till the lauki gets cooked and the mixture thickens.

Step 3

Add sugar and cook by stirring continuously till the sugar dissolves.

Step 4

Add green cardamom powder and mix well.

Step 5

Remove and serve hot or cold garnished with coriander leaves.

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