Doodhi ka Halwa


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A traditional recipe of bottle gourd cooked with milk and cardamom.

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Serves 4.
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Ingredients


3 cups grated bottle gourd (doodhi / lauki)
3 cups milk
3 cardamoms (elaichi)
1/2 cup sugar
a few drops green food colour (optional)
3 tbsp ghee

For the garnish
2 tbsp almond (badam) slivers

Method
  1. Heat the ghee in a pan, add the grated doodhi and saute till it turns translucent.
  2. Add the milk and cardamoms and bring to a boil.
  3. Simmer for 30 to 35 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. When the halwa is almost dry, add the sugar and food colour and mix well.
  5. Stir for 5 to 10 minutes till the moisture has evaporated.
  6. Serve hot, garnished with the slivered almonds.

Tips
  1. VARIATION : DOODHI KA HALWA (SUGAR FREE)
  2. At step 3, add 8 to 10 sachets of artificial sweetner instead of the sugar.
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suvarnazDecember 30, 2010

Tooo tasty and quick to make....This is my favorite sweet dish...

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Reviewed December 30, 2010by suvarnaz

Tooo tasty and quick to make....This is my favorite sweet dish...

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