How to make Lauki Burfi - Believe me, these barfis are quite easy to make but very tasty to eat.

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Main Ingredients : Bottle Gourd, Khoya

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Mithais

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Lauki Burfi

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.    

For more recipes related to Lauki Burfi checkout Lauki Halwa Canapes. You can also find more Mithais recipes like Jaipur Ki Gajak, Kong Firin, Instant Malpua Cake, Jain Paneeri Malpua.

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Lauki Burfi

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Lauki Burfi Recipe

  • Bottle Gourd grated 2 cups

  • Khoya 1 1/2 cups

  • Ghee for greasing

  • Milk 2 cups

  • Mixed nuts chopped 1/2 cup

  • Sugar 1/2 cup

  • Green cardamom powder 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Grease an aluminum tray with sufficient ghee. Boil milk in a deep non-stick pan. Add grated bottle gourd and mix.

Step 2

Add khoya, half the chopped nuts and sugar. Mix well and cook for five to ten minutes.

Step 3

Remove from heat, pour into the greased tray and spread evenly. Sprinkle cardamom powder and remaining chopped nuts and set aside for an hour.

Step 4

Cut into desired shapes and serve. 

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