Dudhi Halwa

A favorite Indian dessert made up of bottle gourd.

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

Ingredients list for Dudhi Halwa

  • 1 medium Bottle gourd peeled seeded and grated
  • 3 cups Sugar
  • 3-4 tablespoons Pure ghee
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Green cardamom powder
  • 10 Cashewnuts
  • 10 Raisins
  • 10 Pistachios


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

Nutrition Info

Calories 1025
Carbohydrates 15.8
Protein 89.5
Fat 67.1