Doodhi Halwa

Doodhi cooked with milk, sugar and nuts. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Main Ingredients Bottle Gourd, Milk
Cuisine Indian
Course Desserts
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Doodhi Halwa

  • 500 grams Bottle Gourd
  • 3 cups Milk
  • 3-4 tablespoons Pure ghee
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 10 Cashewnuts chopped
  • 10 Pistachios chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Green cardamom powder
  • tablespoons Vermicelli coloured


  1. Peel gourd, scrape out the seeds. Grate it finely. Heat milk and reduce to around two cups.
  2. Heat ghee in a pan, add the grated gourd and sauté for five to seven minutes.
  3. Add reduced milk and cook, stirring continuously, till all the liquid content has evaporated.
  4. Add sugar, cashewnuts and pistachios and green cardamom powder.
  5. Cook till the sugar dissolves and the mixture is semi dry.
  6. Serve hot or cold garnished with coloured vermicelli.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1214
Carbohydrates 105.6
Protein 23.6
Fat 77.5
Other Fiber Zinc- 1.7mg